The Last Big Thing
In the spirit of The Twilight Zone and Tales of the Unexpected , cult author David Moody presents eleven stories about life, death and every ...more
David Moody is one of my favorite authors. I’ve been captivated by his writing since I first opened Hater many years ago. I’ve been nursing The Last Big Thing since its release in January. I just can’t sit and read straight through an anthology; I like to place the stories in between other full-length books that I’m reading. I find that this helps with my overall appreciation for the anthology as a whole.
Moody prefaces each of his eleven stories with a brief inspiration for the story. ...more
I don't want to say too much because I don't want to spoil anything so I will just say a few words about some of the stories.
I work as a health carer looking after the elderly and I was at work when I read We Were So Young Once and Away With The Fairies, the first one tugged on my heartstrings and the second one now has me ...more
A pioneer of independent publishing, David Moody first released Hater in 2006, and without an agent, succeeded in selling the film rights for the novel to Mark Johnson (producer, Breaking Bad) and Guillermo Del Toro (director, The Shape of Water, Pan's Labyrinth). Moody's seminal zombie novel Autumn was made into an (admittedly terrible) movie starring Dexter Fletcher and David Carradine. He has a...more