October Dark

  • Title: October Dark
  • Author: David Herter
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 195
  • Format: ebook
  • October Dark From acclaimed author David Herter a new novel in the tradition of Ray Bradbury s SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES and Tim Powers s LAST CALL Halloween The metropolis of Grenton On the ruined ca
    From acclaimed author David Herter, a new novel in the tradition of Ray Bradbury s SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES and Tim Powers s LAST CALL.Halloween, 1931 The metropolis of Grenton On the ruined canals, a clock tolls midnight Willis H O Brien, the father of stop motion animation, seeks the base elements of a new animation And Henri Mordaunt, the undying PhantasmFrom acclaimed author David Herter, a new novel in the tradition of Ray Bradbury s SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES and Tim Powers s LAST CALL.Halloween, 1931 The metropolis of Grenton On the ruined canals, a clock tolls midnight Willis H O Brien, the father of stop motion animation, seeks the base elements of a new animation And Henri Mordaunt, the undying Phantasmagoria magician, will soon provide them An uncanny bargain is struck, leading to betrayal and dire retribution, and an act of cinematic alchemy that echoes down the history of fantastic film.Halloween, 1977 For thirteen year old Will and his best friend Jim amateur animators and Famous Monsters of Filmland fanatics summer darkens into mysterious autumn, with a black balloon prowling the skies of their suburban neighborhood, and supernatural images haunting the frames of their latest 8 mm epic, heralding doom Everything leads to the edge of Grenton s ruined canals, and the faded cinema palace where STAR WARS has been showing non stop since late May, a gateway into the mysteries of Grenton s past, and to a secret history playing out on either side of the silver screenAISE FOR OCTOBER DARK Herter excels at creating a truly spooky, Halloween worthy atmosphere that Bradbury fans, among others, will relish BOOKLIST In OCTOBER DARK, so called movie magic is real, the special effects masters are its practitioners, and it s the only thing protecting the world from unspeakable evil Filled with nostalgia triggers for baby boomers and Gen Xers alike, with an original story and the liberally dropped names of a pantheon of horror moviemakers, OCTOBER DARK is a delight LIBRARY JOURNAL Red Star In the grand tradition of Ray Bradbury s Something Wicked This Way Comes , October Dark is an epic tale of the wonders and magic of youth with a dark side The words and pages fly by like so many leaves on an autumn wind Definitely one of the best books of the year and will require a second reading in the near future If you love Halloween, monster movies, FM Magazine and classic movie makers you will absolutely love this book Famous Monsters Spectacular I can t remember ever reading something so enjoyable and memory touching I don t think I have ever called a book a masterpiece before, but this one might just deserve that designation BARYON MAGAZINE Herter, like the stop motion magicians of history, has brought a monster of imagination to life OCTOBER DARK is brilliant JEFFREY FORD, Nebula and World Fantasy Award winning authorNow available in revised ebook edition.

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    About David Herter


    1. David Herter is a graduate of Clarion West 1990, where his instructors included Gene Wolfe In 2004 he spent a month in the Czech Republic celebrating the 150th anniversary of Leo Jan ek s birth, an experience that led to his First Republic trilogy On the Overgrown Path, The Luminous Depths, and One Who Disappeared His other novels include the far future Ceres Storm, the Vernian cheese fantasy Evening s Empire, and the Halloween horror October Dark Forthcoming is epic planetary romance The Cold Heavens, inspired by C L Moore, Gustav Meyrink, and Weimar Berlin He lives in Seattle, Washington Visit his blog at davidherter.


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    1. This book had a great premise but the lack of editing made it unreadable. I had to put it down about a quarter of the way in. It was like the publisher accidentally went to press with the author's rough draft. I've never seen so many errors in a book. Some paragraphs contained errors in every single sentence. It's really too bad, because I think this could have been a great book.Note: This review is in response to the original hardcover edition published by Earthling Publications. Much of what I [...]

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