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Lovedeath

Simmons, Dan

ISBN 10: 0446517569 / ISBN 13: 9780446517560
Published by Warner Books, 1993
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Signed 0446517569 Signed by Dan Simmons. Dj blurbs by Stephen King, Harlan Ellison, & Dean Koontz. Bookseller Inventory # 012937

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Lovedeath

Publisher: Warner Books

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

In the tradition of Michele Slung's I Shudder at Your Touch, the ard-winning author of Children of the Night explores the fascinating relationship between eroticism and horror in an original collection of psycho-sexual themes, some touched by the supernatural.

Review:

The novella is an ideal length for dark fiction: short enough to sustain mood, long enough to develop interesting characters. This fine collection of five novellas shows off Simmons' range of styles: a literary tale of a man and his daughter on a scary mountainside; a Bram Stoker Award-winning horror tale about female vampires in Thailand; a semi-horrific Native American story about a young Sioux who undertakes various trials in order to become holy; a dark science fiction tale about a drug that has pernicious effects on society; and a harrowing, ambitious tale about the horrors of World War I.

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