OFF SEASON : THE UNEXPURGATED SIGNED LIMITED EDITION

Jack Ketchum

Published by Overlook Connection Press, 1999
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Signed and limited numbered edition, 506 of 1000. Signed by Jack Ketchum, Douglas Winter, and Neal McPheeters. Pages are clean, no markings from previous owners. Boards are clean. Binding is square and tight. Faint wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Text block is faintly foxed on top edge. Dust jacket is clean, bright, and unmarked with slight edgewear. PICTURES PROVIDED UPON REQUEST. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Signed, Limited, Numbered edition.
Signed by Jack Ketchum, Douglas E. Winter, and artist Neal McPheeters.

Sealed in an acid-free book cover, then sealed again for archival protection.

This novel appears for the first time in its original unexpurgated of the authors vision. The original publisher refused to publish it in this version in 1980. Now available in this edition with an introduction by Douglas E. Winter.

They had Hunted every animal but there was no flesh like mans . . . Welcome to Jack Ketchums ferocious and unforgettable first novel, Off Season. Originally published in 1981, Off Season was a defining moment of contemporary horror fiction, an instant classic whose impact on the writing and reading of horror continues today... ...when I read Off Season, I knew that its writer was different; that he was working from that raw and risky perspective known as personal vision, and that he had written a novel that was his own, and not what a publisher wanted or expected. Stocked in the shadows of bestsellers and a blur of Stephen King wannabes, Off Season was issued as a paperback original by Ballantine -- a publisher who has never shown much enthusiasm for the fiction of fear. The cover was a minimalist triumph, its title embossed in black on black, stained with a red thread of blood. The authors name -- a pseudonym -- was reported in white block capital letters, and the top of the cover announced:"THE ULTIMATE HORROR NOVEL." The hyperbole was deserved. Off Season was the genuine article, its horror insistent, visceral, and disturbing.
-- From the Introduction to Off Season: Unexpurgated by Douglas E. Winter

About the Author: Jack Ketchum is the pseudonym for a former actor, singer, teacher, literary agent, lumber salesman, and soda jerk. He is also a former flower child and baby boomer who figures that in 1956 Elvis, dinosaurs and horror probably saved his life. His first novel, Off Season, prompted the Village Voice to publicly scold its publisher in print for publishing violent pornography. He personally disagrees but is perfectly happy to let you decide for yourself. His short story The Box won a 1994 Bram Stoker Award from the HWA and he has written ten novels, the latest of which are The Girl Next Door, Stranglehold, Red, and Ladies' Night. His stories are collected in The Exit At Toledo Blade Boulevard and Broken on the Wheel of Sex.

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Title: OFF SEASON : THE UNEXPURGATED SIGNED LIMITED...
Publisher: Overlook Connection Press
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Hardcover
Illustrator: Neal McPheeters
Book Condition: Else Very Good Plus
Edition: Limited edition.

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