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Teo Cole

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Best horror novel for a long flight
« on: March 22, 2010, 12:57:01 PM »
Anybody got any ideas about the best horror novel to take on a long haul flight. Something to fill 12 hours +

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Re: Best horror novel for a long flight
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2010, 06:49:38 AM »
Anything by Stephen King would suit, or try son Joe Hill for a more fresh perspective.

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Re: Best horror novel for a long flight
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2010, 10:09:26 AM »
Clive Barkers 'Weaveworld' is quite fun and, for me, more inventive then King tends to be.

King's, The Stand, will keep you going for twelve hours but when you get to the end you may well want to throw the book down the length of the plane.

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Re: Best horror novel for a long flight
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2010, 11:53:30 AM »
I am always surprised the great unwashed masses like King's books - he seems to write too highbrow to be such as mass seller... I'm thinking of those gunslinger fantasy books of his, full of Arthurian content and allusion that must go right over the heads of alll the TV dinner readers out there.

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Re: Best horror novel for a long flight
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2010, 05:36:38 AM »
I don't read much horror but I LOVE Brian Lumley.

If you want proper vampires the Necroscope saga is HUGE. Psychomech is very ESP weirdy (it's been a long time since I read it), and if neither of those grab you he's written some nice Cthulhu Mythos stories.

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Re: Best horror novel for a long flight
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2010, 01:03:17 PM »
If it has to be a King novel, try 'Firestarter' even if I think its more SF than horror.

Would work out well for a really long sleepless flight.

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Re: Best horror novel for a long flight
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2010, 04:32:38 AM »
You could always try John Varley's 'Millennium' and then wonder why 'Airplane!' isn't the in-flight movie.

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Re: Best horror novel for a long flight
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2011, 12:27:55 PM »
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Re: Best horror novel for a long flight
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