The Rough Guide to Cult Fiction Book ✓ 368 pages Download ô Paul simpson

Kindle Ê The Rough Guide to Cult Fiction Þ Paul Simpson

Ve his devotion to his literary idol and which cult poet and prose stylist inspired a Broadway musical and the Velvet Underground There''s a critical guide to over 150 cult authors from Kathy Acker to Yevgeny Zamyatin including potted biographies their must reads and their surprising influences Reviews of 100 cult novels seminal works by authors w I just have a uick casual comment about this great little book I know Cult Fiction lists are basically subjective but I found the authors section to not only be full of old friends but also many writers whom I haven't read What I liked best was that it is organized alphabetically as opposed to genre which makes it surprising and entertaining while exposing you to genres you might not peruse naturally

Book The Rough Guide to Cult Fiction

The Rough Guide to Cult FictionHo never uite achieved cult status themselves but still produced one classic work Finally there''s a cult collection a feast of literary trivia which categorises writers by the diseases they suffered for their art reveals 12 literary giants who wrote standing up and pores over the little known fictional epics of Sarah Bernhardt and Benito Mussolin A useful guide that includes biographical information on different authors along with recommendations of which of each author’s books one might start with It also includes a section listing graphic novels and another section called “The Isolation Ward” listing instances the authors have only written one book that are now considered to be examples of cult fiction for example Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange

Paul Simpson Þ The Rough Guide to Cult Fiction Text

The Rough Guide to Cult Fiction Book ✓ 368 pages Download ô Paul simpson â This new Rough Guide will make you a literary buff in the time it takes to say Jack Kerouac Even if you already know your Hunter S Thompson from your Jim Thompson you''ll still find it hard to resist a book which tellThis new Rough Guide will make you a literary buff in the time it takes to say Jack Kerouac Even if you already know your Hunter S Thompson from your Jim Thompson you''ll still find it hard to resist a book which tells you which cult novel has been implicated in assassinations which world famous novelist offered to throw himself off a train to pro What? A guide to cult fiction that doesn't include the incredibly overrated Ayn Rand? Their criteria for what constitutes cult fiction is ridiculously slim but certainly Ayn Rand has achieved the necessary messianic status in the estimation of her ardent followers and her prose style meets their stated criterion The uality of writing is often beside the point 6A uirky collection to say the least And what bright light suggested neon lime green for the headings and sidebars? That in addition to the microscopic font induces an instant headache