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Horror! : Films to Scare You to Death

By (author) Kim Newman , By (author) James Marriott

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In this book a team of seasoned, top horror experts, lead by uber-critic Kim Newman, carve their way through a century of fear with authority, humour and encyclopaedic knowledge. Packed with photographs of the most terrifying scenes in cinema history, this unique, definitive, comprehensive guide traces the story of horror, decade-by-decade, and provides a witty and informative critique of over 300 films from all over the world. Also included are entries covering writers whose work has had a profound effect on horror cinema, influential literary works, TV series that made an impact on the genre and other themes, figures and ideas. All the key horror themes, from comedy horror to slashers, are covered in feature spreads throughout.

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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 187.96 x 236.22 x 27.94mm | 839.14g
  • 15 Aug 2013
  • Carlton Books Ltd
  • London
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 250 b/w photographs
  • 1780973918
  • 9781780973913
  • 226,013

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Kim Newman is a novelist, critic and journalist. His non-fiction books include Nightmare Movies, Ghastly Beyond Belief (with Neil Gaiman) and The BFI Companion to Horror. He has won the Bram Stoker Award, the International Horror Guild Award and the British Science Fiction Award. James Marriott completed an MA in Film Studies at Exeter University and has wrote Horror Films, which was selected by The Times as one of their film books of 2004. He also wrote a series of essays for Creation Books and articles for magazines and websites including cult periodical Headpress ('Essential reading' Fortean Times). He died in 2012.

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"An extremely engaging and intelligent guide to horror film... informative, opinionated and downright interesting to read." (London Review of Books)"

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