Michael Talbot





Michael Talbot

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born
in Grand Rapids, Michigan, The United States
September 29, 1953

died
May 27, 1992

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Michael Talbot was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1953. As a young man, he moved to New York City, where he pursued a career as a freelance writer, publishing articles in Omni, The Village Voice, and others, often exploring the confluence between science and the spiritual.

Talbot published his first novel, The Delicate Dependency: A Novel of the Vampire Life as an Avon paperback original in 1982; though never reprinted, it is regarded a classic of the genre, frequently appearing on lists of the best vampire novels ever written, and secondhand copies have long been expensive and hard to find. His other horror titles, both cult classics, are The Bog (1986) and Night Things (1988).

But despite the popularity of his fiction among horror fans,...more


Average rating: 4.13 · 4,371 ratings · 319 reviews · 23 distinct works · Similar authors
The Holographic Universe
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 3,972 ratings — published 1991 — 19 editions
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The Delicate Dependency: A ...
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 138 ratings — published 1982 — 3 editions
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Mysticism and the New Physics
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 126 ratings — published 1390 — 7 editions
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Beyond the Quantum
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1987 — 3 editions
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The Bog
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 32 ratings2 editions
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Night Things
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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Your Past Lives: A Reincarn...
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1987 — 4 editions
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To Ends of the Earth
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1986
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Wilful Woman, A
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1988
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Vivaldi: A Master Musicians...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1978 — 6 editions
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More books by Michael Talbot…
“We are not born into the world. We are born into something that we make into the world.”
Michael Talbot, Mysticism and the New Physics

“We're still in the Dark Ages. The scared and the superstitious savage still lurks behind the mask of civilization and he will remain there for untold generations to come.”
Michael Talbot, The Delicate Dependency: A Novel of the Vampire Life

“The electrons in a carbon atom in the human brain are connected to the subatomic
particles that comprise every salmon that swims, every heart that beats, and every
star that shimmers in the sky. Everything interpenetrates everything, and although
human nature may seek to categorize and pigeonhole and subdivide the various
phenomena of the universe, all apportionments are of necessity artificial and all of
nature is ultimately a seamless web.”
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