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The Rough Guide to Cult Fiction

by Michaela Bushell, Helen Rodiss Paul Simpson

  • 203 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Rough Guides .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • Reference,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Occult

  • Edition Notes

    Rough Guides Reference Titles

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8931695M
    ISBN 101843533871
    ISBN 109781843533870

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Books shelved as rough-guide-to-cult-fiction: The White People by Arthur Machen, Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges, The Long Tomorrow by Leigh Brackett, Ice.

THE ROUGH GUIDE TO CULT FICTION is intelligent and literate, and of far higher quality than several similar breezy guides to literature I previously looked at.

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Free delivery for many products. English, Book, Illustrated edition: The Rough Guide to cult fiction / [text editors: Paul Simpson, Michaela Bushell, Helen Roddis]. Simpson, Paul, Get this edition. Those in the know reveal their favorite cult movies and some celebrities come clean about their movie highlights and guilty pleasures.

The third edition also has a new section featuring some of the most amazing, bizarre, and truly iconic images from the world of cult movies. The book is now available in a new ebook(PDF) format. The Rough Guide to Cult Movies offers a blend of essential trivia and informed opinion as it takes you on a tour of the most compellingly weird - and weirdly compelling - films in the world.

Whether you're a paid-up member of The Big Lebowski fan club or just looking for a night in with an interesting DVD, The Rough Guide to Cult Movies is the ultimate guide to the world's most memorable s: 7. The Rough Guide to Cult Fiction 1 Paperback – May 16 by Paul Simpson (Author), Michaela Bushell (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings.

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We take pride in serving you. The picture may not reflect the books condition or specific edition. The Rough Guide to British Cult Comedy is the ultimate guide to live and television comedy in Britain from the s to the present day.

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[Paul Simpson; Michaela Bushell; Helen Roddis;] -- An overview of cult fiction that profiles key writers and their works and provides trivia related to cult fiction works. Stoner, John Williams. Unlike many of the books on this list, this novel isn’t a cult classic because it’s all that strange, experimental in form, or full of angsty teenagers and their drugs.

The Rough Guide to Cult Fiction is an eclectic, essential guide to the world’s greatest cult authors and the facts behind their fiction. The Rough Guide includes critical coverage of more than writers, from Walter Abish to Richard Zimler, with potted biographies, must-reads and surprising influences.

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The only football book of its kind, it goes beyond the usual back page material to uncover the most amazing stories and unlikeliest personalities on Planet Football. Infive members of a religious cult unleashed poison gas on the Tokyo subway system. In attempt to discover why, Haruki Murakmi talks to the people who lived through the catastrophe.

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The Rough Guide apparently contains some odd inclusions as well as omissions, but the concept made me think of my experience with cult fiction. Based on working at a book store, I would say that, among contemporary authors, Chuck Palahniuk, Douglas Coupland, and, to a certain extent T.C.

Boyle had cultish fans.