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3.23  ·  Rating Details ·  26 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
This was the night of the crawling terror!
184 pages
Published September 1976 by Sphere (first published 1976)
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Hmm, not a bad book, despite the many spelling mistakes, Geri became Beri briefly haha but I just wasn't 'up there' with the other great animal horror books such as Jaws, The Rats etc. Not enough death and destruction, slight attempt at explaining why the worms are acting the way they are and the conclusion was ambiguous, which I usually don't mind but seeing as pretty much all the worms are alive, will they come out again at night time and so on...
Rebecca McNutt
May 06, 2015 Rebecca McNutt rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Squirm is written like the script for one of those nostalgic cult horror films; it's cheesy, it's lame, it's incredibly weird - but I loved it, I read it from a comedic standpoint and it was hilarious. Worms terrorizing people is just so strange that you can't help but laugh, and the cover art is brilliant.
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Oct 25, 2016 Jamie Donoghue rated it liked it
Now there's a funny story how about how this book came into my collection. I mean, I doubt you'll laugh. But you know, it's funny in that 'well, it's a bit different to buying off amazon' way. So I was in my local second hand book store and as per usual, decisiveness hadn't taken hold of me. And nor likely was it to. I knew I wanted to buy something because I'm not the kinda guy who walks out of a bookstore empty handed. However, I hadn't even narrowed down my options and could sense my ...more
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Richard Whalley Anthony Curtis, CBE.

Graduate of Harrow School, and subsequently Christ Church, University of Oxford.

Academy Award nominee and recipient of Emmy and BAFTA awards for screenwriting. He is also a director and producer. In 2007, he became a Fellow of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).

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