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Butcher Knives & Body Counts: Essays on the Formula, Frights, and Fun of the Slasher Film Paperback – August 30, 2011

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 489 pages
  • Publisher: Dark Scribe Press; 1st Edition edition (August 30, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0981863221
  • ISBN-13: 978-0981863221
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,424,440 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Vince Liaguno is the Stoker Award-winning editor of Unspeakable Horror: From the Shadows of the Closet (Dark Scribe Press 2008), an anthology of queer horror fiction, which he co-edited with Chad Helder. His debut novel, 2006 s The Literary Six, was a tribute to the slasher films of the 80 s and won an Independent Publisher Award (IPPY) for Horror and was named a finalist in ForeWord Magazine s Book of the Year Awards in the Gay/Lesbian Fiction category.

He is currently at work on his second novel, FINAL GIRL, and editing a second volume in the Unspeakable Horror series. .

He currently divides his time between Manhattan and the eastern end of Long Island, New York. He is a member of the Horror Writers Association (HWA) and the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC).

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2 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Beanis on November 8, 2011
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This is not a groundbreaking academic tome on a subgenre adored by many. It is, however, a collection of love letters to that subgenre. Great book for fans.
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