Wildwood by John Farris

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Ever since an horrific accident in 1916 the "timeless" estate of Wildwood, in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, has been haunted by weird storms, inexplicable plane crashes and inhuman creatures conjured from the darkest depths of myth. By the author of "Nightfall" and "Minotaur".

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John Farris is a novelist, actor, director, and writer of screenplays. He was born in 1936. His early work was mainstream fiction including King Windom and Harrison High. In 1960, Harrison High was adapted into the film, Because They're Young. Farris also wrote realistic horror novels including 1976's The Fury, which was produced as a film by Brian de Palma in 1978. Farris directed the film Dear Dead Delilah in 1972 and acted in the films The Public Eye and City of Hope in the early 1990s.
Published January 5, 2013 by Crossroad Press & Macabre Ink Digital. 321 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction, Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Fiction

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Farris (Son of the Endless Night, 1985, etc.) sets out to upgrade the horror novel by attention to prose style and for a while seems successfully to be changing a sow's ear into a silk purse before sexual vulgarity and the plot clichÉs explode that hope.

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