Friday, May 23, 2014

Your Future's in an Oblong Box

Simply j'adore! The malevolent glee on dude's face - as well as his early '80s blowdried locks - and the distressing POV sell Unholy Mourning (Dell, 1982) completely (thanks to Evans Light for another great scan). Author David Lippincott wrote a handful of other genre novels but would you believe his primary career was as a composer?! Go figure, right?

Sounds like pretty generic supermarket checkout horror fic, but... Jorbie? I'd still read it though.

OK, this is the 1983 UK edition from Corgi, and you just know that's stepback cover art under the cover, you can see there the terror-struck eye, but I can't find the image anywhere... Argh!

Update 5/25: Thanks to a FB pal, here's the stepback for the Corgi edition!


3 comments:

Craig Johnston said...

Will, as much as I'd sooner have the American paperback version, I do have the Corgi print of this one. I'll rifle through my collection and get you a scan on the inside cover soon. It's pretty frightening stuff, so brace yourself.

Authorfan said...

Cool. Can't wait to see it. I too would read this one in a jiffy.

Authorfan said...

Stepback: LOVE IT!