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Paperbacks from Hell: the twisted history of '70s and '80s horror fiction
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Philadelphia : Quirk Books, [2017].
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254 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
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Take a tour through the horror paperback novels of the 1970s and 80s . . . if you dare. Page through dozens and dozens of amazing book covers featuring well-dressed skeletons, evil dolls, and knife-wielding killer crabs! Read shocking plot summaries that invoke devil worship, satanic children, and haunted real estate! Horror author and vintage paperback book collector Grady Hendrix offers killer commentary and witty insight on these trashy thrillers that tried so hard to be the next Exorcist or Rosemarys Baby. Its an affectionate, nostalgic, and unflinchingly funny celebration of the horror fiction boom of two iconic decades, complete with story summaries and artist and author profiles. Youll find familiar authors, like V. C. Andrews and R. L. Stine, and many more whove faded into obscurity. Plus recommendations for which of these forgotten treasures are well worth your reading time and which should stay buried. -- Goodreads.

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Includes index.
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Take a tour through the horror paperback novels of the 1970s and 80s . . . if you dare. Page through dozens and dozens of amazing book covers featuring well-dressed skeletons, evil dolls, and knife-wielding killer crabs! Read shocking plot summaries that invoke devil worship, satanic children, and haunted real estate! Horror author and vintage paperback book collector Grady Hendrix offers killer commentary and witty insight on these trashy thrillers that tried so hard to be the next Exorcist or Rosemarys Baby. Its an affectionate, nostalgic, and unflinchingly funny celebration of the horror fiction boom of two iconic decades, complete with story summaries and artist and author profiles. Youll find familiar authors, like V. C. Andrews and R. L. Stine, and many more whove faded into obscurity. Plus recommendations for which of these forgotten treasures are well worth your reading time and which should stay buried. -- Goodreads.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Hendrix, G., & Errickson, W. (2017). Paperbacks from Hell: the twisted history of '70s and '80s horror fiction. Philadelphia: Quirk Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hendrix, Grady and Will Errickson. 2017. Paperbacks From Hell: The Twisted History of '70s and '80s Horror Fiction. Philadelphia: Quirk Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hendrix, Grady and Will Errickson, Paperbacks From Hell: The Twisted History of '70s and '80s Horror Fiction. Philadelphia: Quirk Books, 2017.

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Hendrix, Grady,, and Will Errickson. Paperbacks From Hell: The Twisted History of '70s and '80s Horror Fiction. Philadelphia: Quirk Books, 2017. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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