Book of the Dead is an anthology of horror stories first published in , edited by John Skipp and Craig Spector and featuring a foreword written by George A. Read Book Of The Dead online free from your iPhone, iPad, android, Pc, Mobile. Book Of The Dead is a Horror novel by John Skipp. Results 1 – 17 of 17 THE BOOK OF THE DEAD by Skipp, John. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Report item – opens in a new window or tab. Given the recent popularity of zombies, it’s hard to believe this anthology hasn’t been brought back into print. The rest need to be reread before commenting. Write a customer review. Fear deadd loud in her chest, becoming a fireball.

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To be honest, I couldn’t remember all of the stories, so I pulled the contents from Wikipedia and will ov a note of what I remember about each of them. If you grab them by their head, then their body twists beneath them.

Sell now – Have one to sell? Dec 01, David Agranoff rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’m Younger Than That Now.

I know that zombies aren’t proper Christmas undead ghosts are – just ask Charles Dickensbut what the hell?

With one powerful yank, he pulled back and up, the flesh giving way, tearing like rotten fabric.

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I borrowed this book a number of years ago from a college buddy- despite some of the A-List contributors, its existence was news to me guess I don’t actually read that much horror fiction. She writes novels about the New Orleans skpp indstry now but she had a good hot run in the early to mids as the young horror princess. Read reviews that mention george romero living dead ov schow jerry kids kids meet meet wormboy short stories cadillac desert robert mccammon stephen king wormboy by david years ago every story book of the dead desert with dead zombie stories collection horror anthology authors.


The contraption engulfed her head like a thick,too-tight glove. Not one long story about some zombie apocalypse but more like a bunch of stories about personal encounters and things.

Thirdly, I really don’t think that the current zombie-mania would have happened if it weren’t for respected horror writers contributing to “Book of the Dead.

Book of the Dead (Book of the Dead, #1) by John Skipp

Labels ’20s ’30s ’40s ’50s ’60s ’70s ’80s ’90s s 19th century a. Foreword by George A.

It was inexpensive, in ok condition considering it’s a used book and almost 25 years old. However, there is also a lot going on “upstairs” so to speak.

The rest are at least well written and interesting. I have no skiipp what George actually said in the forward, but I am sure sure it was a oc recognition of his own stature as the father of the genre.

But when the dead begin to rise on Genneseault Island, Maddie has already forced herself to cope.

Book of the Dead (anthology)

To ask other readers questions about Book of the Deadplease sign up. And just like some of the early published “Star Trek” stories were complete shit cough With authors such as Steven King, Joe R, Lansdale, Ramsey Campbell and Richard Laymon contributing tales, this is an A-list affair, especially given that many of the featured writers were akipp the peak of their popularity at the time the book was first xead.

Jun 17, Brian O’daniel rated it it was amazing.

There is nothing much to remember about last summer. The Lusty Ladies of Paperback Horror. Maybe it has something to do of when it came out – Romero was pushing the envelope by always having a point in his horror with social commentary. Calcutta, Lord of Nerves made me a Brite fan.


Romero Supposedly, all of the stories in the book were either set in George Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead” universe or were deeply inspired by it. Aug 27, Doug Allison rated it really liked it. Forwarded by the Godfather himself, this anthology imbeds itself in the cannon of zombie lore. The zombie’s arm came up and Bertie’s abdomen and stomach opened like someone had jerked the seam on a full Ziploc bag of lasagna.

Xkipp Another “the living are more dangerous than the living dead” parable. People all over town are being admitted and confined in the hospital where Elaine works, having lost all mental capacity as well as control of their bodies.

Her lungs felt brief panic until the thing was fully seated and she could gulp air through the nose and mouth slits. It still haunts my dreams. Please try again later. Off are pf really enjoyable tales in the book: I think as a whole the body of his work is overrated, and I’ll be damned why it seems to be that his best books are awful movies.

She thought of getting stuck in a pullover sweater, only this material was definitely nonporous. Trivia About Book of the Dead There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But, they don’t eat or attack them and then the one rips his own head off at the end. One or two stories missed the mark with me, but only slightly, while others took a bit of convincing, such as the piece “Like Pavlov’s Dogs” by Steven R.