In this creepy shocker, horror author superstar John Ajvide Lindqvist (LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, HANDLING THE UNDEAD) gives new meaning to punishing the paparazzi.
This was a freebie on the Kindle, with excerpts from two of the author's other books included. They seemed kind of interesting, but when I looked up the books to see more of what they were about, I lost interest. The zombie one could have been interesting, but they w ...more
It's presented in a straight narrative, but is ultimately not. ...more
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Destined to become a modern classic, the short story Itsy Bitsy is guaranteed to make you think twice before you take a picture of someone in a bikini. In this creepy shocker, horror author superstar John Ajvide Lindqvist (LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, HANDLING THE UNDEAD) gives new meaning to punishing the paparazzi.
I really enjoyed the Swedish movie Let the right one in, based on a book by this author, so when I came across this free ebook on Amazon, I thought it would be a great way to get to know his writing.
The actual story is only about ten pages long (the rest is promotion of his other works) and the story wasn't that good. I admit I was curious to find out what was happening at first but the ending was really weird and I didn't feel like the ...more
This short story follows a paparazzi looking to make money and save himself off of photos of two stars' love affair. Things take a deadly turn when the photos don't show what he originally captured on film. I personally didn't care for the main character, so I was kind of happy about what happened to him because I just couldn't support the actions he took to obtain illicit photographs. I am interested in reading more from this author despite not connec...more
I sympathized with the feckless protagonist, a down-and-outer who just wants a break. Eventually he finds all of his problems solved, but in the worst way.
The ebook edition I read contains previews of two of his novels, HANDLING THE UNDEAD and ...more
This plot is so unexpected; I was not ready for the turn of events and it scared me a lot! Loved it.
What pushes Lindqvist horror above the pulp genre stuff is his attention to characters. He allows them time to breathe and develop and become very complicated people. In many ways, his treatment of the main characters in Harbor reminded me of The Haunting of Hill ...more
His Let the Right One In was a bestseller in Sweden and was named Best Novel in Trans ...more