Horrorstor (Grady Hendrix)

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$14.95
ISBN: 9781594745263
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Published: Quirk Books - September 23rd, 2014

This story of a haunted Ikea knockoff is designed like a catalog--which makes its initial too-normal horror even creepier. Because we all agree, enormous soulless home stores are creepy, right? Naturally, when things get supernatural, its bland and generic setting ups the horror ante, making everything seem twice as terrifyingly twisted when set against the sterile backdrop of a massive home goods showroom. The design of this book adds a wonderful visual touch to Hendrix' incredibly graphic writing style: chapters are prefaced with the catalog pages of the home goods items described (and also destroyed) in the chapter--items that grow steadily more unsettling as the book progresses. HORRORSTOR has all the horror fixtures you could want: a resilient heroine, a terrifying villain, and amazing set design and atmosphere. A perfect Halloween read!


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