Monster With a 1000 Faces (Hardcover)

Author: Frost, Brian J.

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Brian Frost chronicles the history of the vampire in myth and literature, providing a sumptuous repast for all devotees of the bizarre. In a wide-ranging survey, including plot summaries of hundreds of novels and short stories, the reader meets an amazing assortment of vampires from the pages of weird fiction, ranging from the 10,000-year-old femme fatale in Robert E. Howard''s "Conan the Conqueror "to the malevolent fetus in Eddy C. Bertin''s "Something Small, Something Hungry." Nostalgia buffs will enjoy a discussion of the vampire yarns in the pulp magazines of the interwar years, while fans of contemporary vampire fiction will also be sated.

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Publisher Univ of Wisconsin Pr
Mfg Part# 9780879724597
SKU 36258310
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0879724595
Release Date 2/9/2010
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.25L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Brian Frost chronicles the history of the vampire in myth and literature, providing a sumptuous repast for all devotees of the bizarre. In a wide-ranging survey, including plot summaries of hundreds of novels and short stories, the reader meets an amazing assortment of vampires from the pages of weird fiction, ranging from the 10,000-year-old femme fatale in Robert E. Howard's Conan the Conqueror to the malevolent fetus in Eddy C. Bertin's ?Something Small, Something Hungry.? Nostalgia buffs will enjoy a discussion of the vampire yarns in the pulp magazines of the interwar years, while fans of contemporary vampire fiction will also be sated.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0162
Publisher Popular Press

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