Thursday, April 30, 2015

GNoH Review: Neon Phantoms

At Jim Mcleod's Ginger Nuts of Horror, I reviewed Sean McCloy's Neon Phantoms:

"The novel begins and ends with Hal, a typical hapless Nowhere Man who manages The Overlook Video Store for Malcolm, the store’s endlessly grouchy (and hysterically funny) owner.  Hal gets hold of an ultra-rare horror movie by the tragically-dead Italian director Giacomo Nero called The Jack-o-Lantern Man, and things begin to go off the rails from there."

Would Siskel and Ebert give this novel two thumbs down (from the afterlife), or is it a cinematic, literary thrill ride? Click to find out!

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