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Black Christmas

3.20  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  4 reviews
When the sisters of Pi Kappa Sig begin clearing out for Christmas break, three friends decide to stay behind, only to be terrorized by obscene phone calls that chill them to the bone and lead them to suspect someone dangerous may be stalking them.

Based on the classic, chilling film by Bob Clark, if this book doesn't make your skin crawl, it's on TOO TIGHT!
Paperback, First Edition
Published 1976 by Popular Library
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Alejandro
Dec 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: novel, horror, detective
Excellent novelization!


This is a novelization of the original 1974 film titled “Black Christmas”, don’t confuse with the sequel from 2006 with the same name.


THE ORIGINAL, THE SEQUEL & THE BOOK

If you are so kind, please indulge me and let me begin with the sequel since it’s where everything started, at least for me.

I was checking the filmography of Mary Elizabeth Winstead, back in 2008, when I read about a recent movie (2006) with her titled Black Christmas (sometimes called “Black Xmas”
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George Harting
I never knew this novelization of one of my favorite horror movies even existed, but I was fortunate enough to stumble upon the ebook version of it recently. A rare gem that I will be adding to my annual holiday reading list from now on, in addition to watching the movie!
Jseger9000
Dec 28, 2017 rated it liked it
A decent novelization of the classic Canadian horror flick, released two years after the fact. I enjoyed reading it and the end was fairly tense, though I wish the author built the remain a little more evenly though the novel.
Erik Brown
Dec 11, 2018 rated it it was ok
Definitely a phoned-in novelization. Jess's name changes from Bradford to Bradley across the entire book (movie was Bradford). It reads more like audio descriptions of the movie for the visually impaired and doesn't add any more depth than the film provides.
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