Vampire Junction by S. P. Somtow

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Published by Tor Books .

Written in English

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  • Horror - General,
  • Fiction / Horror,
  • Fiction - Horror,
  • Horror

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The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9393510M
ISBN 100812525965
ISBN 109780812525960

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Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Donor internetarchivebookdrive External-identifierPages:   S.P. Somtow – Vampire Junction series () Brian Lumley – Necroscope series () Lee Killough – Blood Hunt (); Blood Links () Fred Saberhagen – Dracula Series () Barbara Hambley – Those Who Hunt the Night () Jacquelin Lichtenberg – Those of My Blood () Brian Stableford – The Empire of Fear ().

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For October's meeting of Think Galactic, we had a Monster Mash: a double-header book-club featuring S.P. Somtow's "Vampire Junction" () and Jeff VanderMeer's "Annihilation" ().

Spooky stuff. While we had a fairly low completion rate for "Vampire Junction", we had a pretty interesting discussion, especially qua horror novel.

"Annihilation" generated a ton of discussion. Now acknowledged as one of the most important classics of twentieth-century gothic literarture, S.P. Somtow's tale of a twelve-year-old rock star vampire, his Jungian analyst, and the Wagnerian conductor who is his nemesis turned the entire genre upside down in the s and is considered the ancestor of the "splatterpunk" movement.

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