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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This collection of stories is often humorous, always gory. The first of two great collections of zombie stories.

A white Lamborghini parked in front of Tower Records. But, if you’re looking for good, campy fun ala Tales from the Crypt types of zombie stor In the s, the only person that was doing anything significant with zombies was the Godfather himself, George Romero.

Instead, he reached into a headboard compartment and brought out a rubber mask festooned with sewn leather and buckles and shiny gold zippers. Friday, April 2, Still Dead: In horror fiction, zombie stories were as dead as the zombies themselves.

I borrowed this book a number of years ago from a college buddy- despite some of the A-List contributors, its existence was news to me guess I don’t actually read that much horror fiction.

Book of the Dead

Pages were yellowed, there was a mark or two on the pages, but overall obok ok condition. Lots of horror, lots of humor, all manner of unforgettable characters — or living and dead. I think as a whole the body of his work is overrated, and I’ll be skip why it seems to be that his best books are awful movies. She’s a tremendous Robert R.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Well, for starters, it was a zombie anthology long before zombie anthologies were cool. The emphasis here is on splatter, which is not wholly surprising given that splatterpunk was still being hailed as the next big thing back when this book was published.


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Mar 01, Brad Carter rated it it was amazing.

This anthology follows the zombie universe established by George A. The friction vanished when he came inside her. I’ve had issues with the two Laymon novels that I’ve read being extremely juvenile with unbelievable characters or story lines.

That short story has remained fixed in my memory all these years later. Those two alone were worth the price skkpp admission. If you ask them why booo unresponsive. You are one of our best shots. Some of the stories in this collection made me ill. Schow The morbidly obese kid that was the butt of all the jokes in high school squares off against a television evangelist and his army of disciple zombies.

With one powerful yank, he pulled back and up, the flesh giving way, tearing like rotten fabric. The internal female organs seem to be a great delicacy, and why not?

So, if you please, shoot some of these unfortunate dead people. I’m Younger Than That Now.

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

Incredibly, zombies breed healthy, cherubic little human babies and don’t eat them, but feed them strained peas and carrots until their human offspring are mature enough to reanact porn on their own, thus perpetuating the cycle of living and undead sex. A friend of mine lent me this book, and I read it over the Christmas holiday of McCammon’s, Lansdale’s, and Schow’s stories are must-read.


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I’ve been paid for my story by two different publishers and I’ve proofed thd different sets of galleys. This deax will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. 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. This was just a pleasant surprise. Get to Know Us. All text except quotes is the property of Will Errickson and should not be reproduced in whole or in part without permission from the author.

Boyett My favorite story of the bunch, “Like Pavlov’s Dogs” is set primarily in a biosphere whose inhabitants survive the zombie apocalypse unscathed. Her lungs felt brief panic until the thing was fully seated and she could gulp air through the nose and mouth slits. This book probably goes over the line, but I find it a guilty pleasure. It almost made her laugh. Aug 27, Doug Allison rated it really liked it.

Schow This was the story of a man and his undead whore. And when things go kf hell, they come to take what they want.


I can’t recall this story, either. Calcutta, Lord of Nerves.

Nothing not to like about these stories, all based on George Romero’s vision of a world infested with flesh-eating zombies.