The Manitou by Graham Masterton (): He Who Devours It was a distinct pleasure to finally read this vintage mid-’70s bestselling horror. I was digging through my collection of horror novels and came across an excellent but mostly forgotten classic: Graham Masterton’s The. Editorial Reviews. Review. “A chilling tale.” —Kirkus Reviews Praise for Graham Masterton “A master of the genre.” —Rocky Mountain News “Graham Masterton.
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At first I was leery as the book opened with the focus on an eight-year old protagonist, but I quickly warmed-up to Toby and the Fenner clan.
So, if you want a full-flavoured horror, which introduces some great new twists within the genre, although a little predictable in places, then Manitou Blood is definitely up your alley. This novel was adapted in for the film Manitoj Manitou. You were expecting a s horror author to look otherwise?
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Copyright – Some unconventional vampire stories updated Skulls in the Stars. The Lusty Ladies of Paperback Horror. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And another and another. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. I’m not familiar with his more recent output but back in his early works, Masterton apparently couldn’t write convincing women. No one believed little Toby Fenner when he described the man in the wardrobe.
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A real page burner! Jul 26, Glen rated it it was amazing. May 11, Nick rated it did not like it. Madterton Post Older Post Home. I’ve loved your manitiu on the Shirley Jackson books. Masterton’s stuff will never be confused with the great literary works, but, then again, all those great literary works fail to be the page turners that Mastertons’ novels are IMO.
Mar 11, David Veith rated it really liked it.
Did not want to put the book down though! I’m Younger Than That Now.
Book ratings by Goodreads. Eye for an Eye. I have many more recs where those came from-but ,I realize I’m being long winded here so Top 10 of ‘ Misquamacus’ head rising flush from the table duirng the early seance still remains quite creepy.
Manitiu expected more, and was disappointed. This is from the lead character Harry Erskine. Includes three previously unpublished stories, and two stories which have been filmed for “The Hunger” TV series: The horror however, is more subtle than his later work, although there is one particular stand out scene where Masterton’s genius stands out.
He’s not a manly man afraid of admitting his fear, but he reaches deep inside himself to pull out inner strength when he really has to.
After training as a newspaper reporter, Graham went on to edit the new British men’s magazine Mayfair, where he encouraged William Burroughs to develop a series of scientific and philosophical articles which eventually became Burroughsi novel The Wild Boys. It drove me crazy.
The only real break from the formula are the Lovecraftian references towards the end “K I’m not familiar with his more recent output but back in his early works, Masterton apparently couldn’t write convincing women. Apr 24, James Oxyer rated it liked it. I really enjoyed the first three and love Masterton’s books but I just couldn’t get into this one at all and so it hit the wall I’m afraid.
Doctors can only watch as, one by one, victims fall prey to a very unusual blood disorder. I expected a romp through masteron Wild West with outlaws and desperados, saloons and wagon trains and cowboys and Indians.