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The Nightrunners book. Joe R. Lansdale's "The Nightrunners" is the literary equivalent of a slasher movie and, like "TCM," it is not interested in gratuitous titillation.

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Joe R. Lansdale was born in Gladewater, Tex. in 1951. He attended Tyler Junior College, the University of Texas at Austin, and Stephen F. Austin State University. Lansdale has also had a varied career, having worked as a bouncer, a bodyguard, a transportation manager, a custodian, and a karate instructor before becoming a fulltime writer in 1981. Lansdale's written work includes several novels and more than 200 short stories.

Oblivion will not be the fate of future Lansdale novels. The only thing more certain than his eventual fame is tomorrow's sunrise

Portions of this novel, in slightly different form, first. Oblivion will not be the fate of future Lansdale novels. The only thing more certain than his eventual fame is tomorrow's sunrise. I suspect, however, that he is going to be one of those writers who takes a long time to build, who has to find his own readership with little assistance from his publishers.

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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. In the field of country noir-the dark side of rural and small-town America-Lansdale staked his claim to East Texas with The Nightrunners. A '66 Chevy bears down on the countryside.

wps PART THREE: The Shark Shows ItsTeeth October 31 (Halloween) Somewhere in the United States, someone is brutally murdered every twenty-six minutes.

wps PART THREE: The Shark Shows ItsTeeth October 31 (Halloween) Somewhere in the United States, someone is brutally murdered every twenty-six minutes ries, terrible as Hell. Milton, Paradise Lost By the pricking of my thumbs. Something wicked this way comes. Shakespeare, Macbeth ONE October 31, 12:O2 . clay road winding, '66 Chevy humming, falling forward in time.

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Joe Richard Lansdale (born October 28, 1951) is an American writer and martial arts instructor. Lansdale grew up in East Texas, the son of a mechanic

Joe Richard Lansdale (born October 28, 1951) is an American writer and martial arts instructor. Lansdale grew up in East Texas, the son of a mechanic. He has written novels and stories in various genres, including Western, horror, science fiction, mystery, and suspense. He has also written for comics as well as Batman: The Animated Series. He has written 45 novels and published 30 short story collections along with many chapbooks and comic book adaptations

Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 12 years ago. Here's a book that should NOT be read in the young adult circle.

Her husband Monty has the lack of balls blues. Bad dude Brian blames Becky for the death of his closest friend. Published by Thriftbooks. The Nightrunners" is my stock answer to the question, "What's the most extreme horror novel you've ever read?" In the hands of most other writers, it would be dismissable as sick, even pornographic, with its hyper-violent storyline, sex-driven villains, and the whole "riding the razor" thing.

Intrigue, chilling suspense and hair-raising horror will freeze you to the bones as you read this novel. In the hellish July heat, Hap Collins and Leonard Pine clean out the house of Leonard's just-dead Uncle Chester. Hap Collins is becoming a man-just not the man he's expected to be.

With a deft hand, Lansdale keeps things pumping until the final predictable triumph of good over evil-with Monty along the way changing facilely fromĀ . By. Get weekly book recommendations

With a deft hand, Lansdale keeps things pumping until the final predictable triumph of good over evil-with Monty along the way changing facilely from milquetoast to macho man via a baptism of blood. All sizzle and no steak makes for a very light meal indeed. Lansdale has talent, no doubt-but it's wasted on this gory, superficial, hack stuff.

In the field of country noir--the dark side of rural and small-town America--Lansdale staked his claim to East Texas with The Nightrunners. A '66 Chevy bears down on the countryside, with a carful of vicious teenagers and evil of Biblical proportions, in this terrifying morality tale of sex and violence. Original.

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ISBN13: 978-0786702893

ISBN: 0786702893

Author: Joe R. Lansdale

Category: Mystery and Thriller

Subcategory: Mystery

Language: English

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Pub; 1st edition (December 1, 1995)

Pages: 243 pages

ePUB size: 1477 kb

FB2 size: 1799 kb

Rating: 4.4

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Knights from Bernin
In some ways, The Nightrunners is a departure for Joe Lansdale, if only for the fact that it seems to be classifiable in a single genre fairly easily. Lansdale's books almost always defy categorization, from the weird blending of horror, sci-fi, and thriller that was The Drive In to the comedic noir of the Hap and Leonard series, so The Nightrunners' horror tale seems atypical. But even within the standard beats of the horror novel, Lansdale's doing something that makes it stand out from the crowd. What at first glance seems like the tale of an innocent couple being pursued by a vengeful ghost becomes something far darker and more complex as Lansdale burrows into the twisted psyche of the attackers and finds the twisted humanity within them. Blending Nietzsche's idea of a superman with the utterly amoral worldview of a sociopath and mixing in something that's not quite supernatural but not quite explainable, Lansdale creates something unique and wholly unsettling, and that goes for the book as a whole. Characters you assume to be heroes may not survive; secondary characters who seem like an afterthought end up becoming key to the entire thing. And just when the book seems to commit to one explanation for its horrors, it hints at something far different, leaving you constantly in the dark about what's going on. And what is going on is an absolutely spectacular horror tale, a nightmarish blend of Straw Dogs and The Shining that's as much about the inner darkness of its characters as it ever is the horrors on display. It's an unflinching look at our innermost impulses, and while it doesn't find much hope there, it still tells one hell of a story along the way.
Knights from Bernin
In some ways, The Nightrunners is a departure for Joe Lansdale, if only for the fact that it seems to be classifiable in a single genre fairly easily. Lansdale's books almost always defy categorization, from the weird blending of horror, sci-fi, and thriller that was The Drive In to the comedic noir of the Hap and Leonard series, so The Nightrunners' horror tale seems atypical. But even within the standard beats of the horror novel, Lansdale's doing something that makes it stand out from the crowd. What at first glance seems like the tale of an innocent couple being pursued by a vengeful ghost becomes something far darker and more complex as Lansdale burrows into the twisted psyche of the attackers and finds the twisted humanity within them. Blending Nietzsche's idea of a superman with the utterly amoral worldview of a sociopath and mixing in something that's not quite supernatural but not quite explainable, Lansdale creates something unique and wholly unsettling, and that goes for the book as a whole. Characters you assume to be heroes may not survive; secondary characters who seem like an afterthought end up becoming key to the entire thing. And just when the book seems to commit to one explanation for its horrors, it hints at something far different, leaving you constantly in the dark about what's going on. And what is going on is an absolutely spectacular horror tale, a nightmarish blend of Straw Dogs and The Shining that's as much about the inner darkness of its characters as it ever is the horrors on display. It's an unflinching look at our innermost impulses, and while it doesn't find much hope there, it still tells one hell of a story along the way.
Dishadel
Originally published as "Night of the Goblins" by Lansdale in 1982, "The Nightrunner" (better title BTW) is different than other Lansdale books I've read. But I guess that's true about most of his books - he doesn't write the same old thing.

We have Montgomery Buford Jones, Jr. and his wife, Becky, heading away to a friend's cabin to try to forget the awful happenings of Becky being sadistically raped. Doesn't work as well as hoped because the rapist's gang wants to complete the job and follows them. Monty has to decide if he's going to stay the pacifist he has always been and believed he should be, or whether he's going to man up and protect his wife.

This is a very brutal, violent book. But then Lansdale's books aren't known for being "G" rated. It is scary; the bad guys are really, really bad. There is some of the supernatural thrown in. Does evil really exist in this world? Lansdale is a great writer and while I think The Bottoms and A Fine Dark Line are his masterpieces, this older book of his is well worth reading. Just know you've been forewarned.

Oh, and Dean Koontz did a great introduction for the book.
Dishadel
Originally published as "Night of the Goblins" by Lansdale in 1982, "The Nightrunner" (better title BTW) is different than other Lansdale books I've read. But I guess that's true about most of his books - he doesn't write the same old thing.

We have Montgomery Buford Jones, Jr. and his wife, Becky, heading away to a friend's cabin to try to forget the awful happenings of Becky being sadistically raped. Doesn't work as well as hoped because the rapist's gang wants to complete the job and follows them. Monty has to decide if he's going to stay the pacifist he has always been and believed he should be, or whether he's going to man up and protect his wife.

This is a very brutal, violent book. But then Lansdale's books aren't known for being "G" rated. It is scary; the bad guys are really, really bad. There is some of the supernatural thrown in. Does evil really exist in this world? Lansdale is a great writer and while I think The Bottoms and A Fine Dark Line are his masterpieces, this older book of his is well worth reading. Just know you've been forewarned.

Oh, and Dean Koontz did a great introduction for the book.
Asyasya
I read this years ago and still love it now. Lansdale is one of my biggest influences and I read pretty much anything I can get my hands on. This is a terrifying and very disturbing book. The first time I read it I was in a very, very dark place. By the time I finished it, all wasn't right with the world, but it sucked a lot less. I allowed myself to fight the bad guys and BE the bad guys, and this combination helped me get a little balance. I've read it twice since and it is still just as disturbing, but so very good.

Lansdale is a skilled master, one of the best we have. If you like your fiction hardcore then you need to give this one a read. I'd give it more stars but I'm only allowed five.
Asyasya
I read this years ago and still love it now. Lansdale is one of my biggest influences and I read pretty much anything I can get my hands on. This is a terrifying and very disturbing book. The first time I read it I was in a very, very dark place. By the time I finished it, all wasn't right with the world, but it sucked a lot less. I allowed myself to fight the bad guys and BE the bad guys, and this combination helped me get a little balance. I've read it twice since and it is still just as disturbing, but so very good.

Lansdale is a skilled master, one of the best we have. If you like your fiction hardcore then you need to give this one a read. I'd give it more stars but I'm only allowed five.
Ghile
As so often with Lansdale I loved this book too. I've been a fan since reading that Stephen King was a fan but I find Lansdale as even more akin to my likes than King is. Direct, creative and no B.S. here, just story, story, story.
Ghile
As so often with Lansdale I loved this book too. I've been a fan since reading that Stephen King was a fan but I find Lansdale as even more akin to my likes than King is. Direct, creative and no B.S. here, just story, story, story.
Malalanim
Landsdale never wrote a book I didn't like.
Malalanim
Landsdale never wrote a book I didn't like.
Fordrellador
Another terrific tale in a very long line of winners by Joe Lansdale. Loved it.
Fordrellador
Another terrific tale in a very long line of winners by Joe Lansdale. Loved it.
Ielonere
Loved this
Ielonere
Loved this
Great story, I loved this book.
Great story, I loved this book.