The Auctioneer (B&N Exclusive Edition)

The Auctioneer (B&N Exclusive Edition)

The Auctioneer (B&N Exclusive Edition)

The Auctioneer (B&N Exclusive Edition)

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Have you explored the horrors of Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of '70s and '80s Horror Fiction by Grady Hendrix? Then it's time to delve into the actual paperbacks. The Auctioneer pushes all the limits, it is gruesome in all the best ways and it is certainly a story that lingers.

This B&N Exclusive Edition features unique cover details in an exclusive trade paperback format.

This special Paperbacks from Hell reissue includes an introduction by New York Times best-selling author Grady Hendrix and an afterword by the author's husband.

One of the finest and best-selling horror novels of the 1970s returns at last to chill a new generation of readers

In the isolated farming community of Harlowe, New Hampshire, where life has changed little over the past several decades, John Moore and his wife Mim work the land that has been in his family for generations. But from the moment the charismatic Perly Dunsmore arrives in town and starts soliciting donations for his auctions, things begin slowly and insidiously to change in Harlowe. As the auctioneer carries out his terrible, inscrutable plan, the Moores and their neighbors will find themselves gradually but inexorably stripped of their possessions, their freedom, and perhaps even their lives by the ominous presence of a stranger impossible to resist...


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683694175
Publisher: Quirk Publishing
Publication date: 09/19/2023
Edition description: B&N Exclusive Edition
Sales rank: 22,463
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Joan Samson is the author of The Auctioneer, originally published by Simon and Schuster in 1976. It was one of the best-selling horror novels of the '70s. Samson died of brain cancer shortly after its publication, making The Auctioneer her only published work.

Grady Hendrix is an award-winning and New York Times best-selling novelist and screenwriter living in New York City. He is the author of Horrorstör, My Best Friend's Exorcism, We Sold Our Souls, The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires, The Final Girl Support Group and How to Sell a Haunted House. Grady also authored the Bram Stoker Award-winning nonfiction book Paperbacks from Hell and These Fists Break Bricks: How Kung Fu Movies Swept America and Changed the World.

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