Book of the Dead is an anthology of horror stories first published in , edited by John Skipp and Craig Spector and featuring a foreword written by George A. Read Book Of The Dead online free from your iPhone, iPad, android, Pc, Mobile. Book Of The Dead is a Horror novel by John Skipp. Results 1 – 17 of 17 THE BOOK OF THE DEAD by Skipp, John. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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They are likely the first anthologies of zombie-themed tales ever printed, and have been cited as perhaps the first true “zombie literature” as such. Her lungs felt brief panic until the thing was fully seated and she could gulp air through the nose and mouth slits.

According to author Ian McDowella third anthology was planned back in If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Trivia About Book of the Dead Consigliatissimo agli amanti dell’horror.

Silver Scream, edited by David J. Much like the biker gang in the original “Dawn of the Dead,” this story teaches us that even in a world of ravenous, shambling corpses we have far more to fear from the living than the dead.

In horror fiction, zombie stories were as dead dwad the zombies themselves. Oh, and it also has some necrophilia, too.


Nonetheless, it was titillating. Die, Die, My Darlings: It is a sobering thing to come across a woman sprawled in the gutter with her intestines sliding from the shredded ruins of her womb, but you do not react. Pay attention to this table of contents, folks. Night Shift by Stephen King This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat Jul 16, C. Not one long story about some zombie apocalypse but more like a bunch of stories about personal encounters and things.

In the end, the secret to the shaking heads and what happens to them is, in standard Tem form, absolutely amazing and unexpected. With one powerful yank, he pulled back and up, the flesh giving way, tearing like rotten fabric.

Book of the Dead (Book of the Dead, #1) by John Skipp

It seemed more like a snippet from a longer story. Contributors Will Errickson toomuchhorrorfiction. Published June 1st by Mark V. Since discovering this site, I’ve definitely become more interested in genre fiction than I’ve been in a while. The contraption engulfed her head like a thick,too-tight glove.

Book of the Dead

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I think as a whole the body of his work is overrated, and I’ll be damned why it seems to be that his best books are awful movies. Los Angeles, California, United States. Some of the stories in this collection made me ill.

I remember when I read this book that after the first few stories were read, I made the deal with myself to ONLY read this book during the day. There are some really enjoyable tales in the book: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Stephen King’s “Home Delivery”. Explore the Home Gift Guide. A ton of fun–as long as you accept that you’re in for the most outrageous zombie stories that the authors could come up with.


Book of the Dead (anthology)

Lots of horror, lots of humor, all manner of unforgettable characters — both living and dead. Same with Winter’s tale.

Please enter a number less than or equal to 1. He broke rhythm only to zip the holes in the mask shut. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. Please try again later. Come on, just read the premise behind this collection! One person found this helpful.

Then, inthis little gem of a collection came along fhe among it’s pages were some heavy hitters from the horror and sci-fi genre.

If you’re reading this, you owe it to yourself to snatch up a used copy as cheap as you can, maybe loan it to a friend when you’re done. I like how everybody had there own concept of the zombie story, but it lf was a little off for me. Mess Hall — Richard Laymon: Lansdale, shame on you!