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9 edition of Zod Wallop found in the catalog.

Zod Wallop

by William Browning Spencer

  • 138 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories -- Authorship -- Fiction.,
  • Authors and readers -- Fiction.,
  • Books and reading -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Spencer dedicates this book to his sister, Susan, all the children lost and found, and the writers of the books that chronicle the journey.

    StatementWilliam Browning Spencer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.P458 Z63 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 p. ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL796530M
    ISBN 100312136293
    LC Control Number95032433
    OCLC/WorldCa32820393

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    Zod Wallop by William Browning Spencer, St. Martin's Press. Harry Gainsborough wrote a children's book called Zod Wallop. But with the drowning death of his daughter, he stopped. This was much to the despair of Raymond Story, for the book meant everything to him. So much so, that he decided to seek out Harry and try to recreate the events of. An AA horror story that turns the Twelve Steps upside down—and wallows in sluggish language out of H.P. Lovecraft—by the author of, among others, Zod Wallop (). Spencer's tale, though amusing, lacks the satirical bite that Twelve Steppers deserve. Still, the author builds quite a gothic tale from his villain's demented discourse about AA as both a gift and a : William Browning Spencer.


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"Zod Wallop" is also the name of the book written by Harry, our hero, while he was in the In this case, it does so via a gestalt entity formed by several current and former mental patients who were Zod Wallop book exposed to an experimental drug intended to create such a state as part of a trial/5.

There are two versions of Harry Gainesborough's bestselling children's book Zod Wallop: the published version, written second, and the original version, stolen by Harry's zealous fan, Raymond Story, while Harry and Raymond were both patients in a mental hospital.

The published version has a happy ending; the private version was Harry's confrontation with the death of his child/5(27). Harry Gainesborough, children's author and illustrator, wrote his bestseller Zod Wallop after his daughter Amy drowned, his wife Jeanne left him and he suffered a mental breakdown.

Few readers know, however, that before he wrote the bestselling version—a version in which the world and it's child heroine are saved —he wrote a darker version with no redemption for anyone/5(28). There are two versions of Harry Gainesborough's bestselling children's book Zod Wallop: the published version, written second, and the original version, stolen by Harry's zealous fan, Raymond Story, while Harry and Raymond were both patients in a mental hospital.

The published version has a happy ending; the private version was Harry's confrontation with the death of his child/5(28). Harry Gainesborough wrote the pessimistic, disturbing children's book Zod Wallop—a dark fantasy expressing " the end of things, the winding down, the world turning into stone" —while Zod Wallop book to recover from his grief as a patient at the Harwood Psychiatric Institute after the drowning death of his beloved young daughter, : William Browning Spencer.

He hasn't written a word, and though his agent is badgering him to spin out another book or at least to sell the film rights to Zod Wallop, the phenomenally successful novel he wrote just before. Harry Gainesborough wrote a children's story called "Zod Wallop".

And then his daughter died. Now Raymond Story, a patient at Harwood Psychiatric Hospital and Harry's biggest fan, has escaped--to find Harry in his remote cabin. Raymond is convinced that the people, creatures, and places of. Introduction: Active Reading; Looking for Mister Write () How I Got Here (in ) About the Negative Review; On Reviewing; I.

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Harry Gainesborough, children's author and illustrator, wrote his bestseller Zod Wallop after his daughter Amy drowned, his wife Jeanne left him and he suffered a mental breakdown.

Few readers know, however, that before he wrote the bestselling version—a version in which the world and it's child heroine are saved —he wrote a darker version with no redemption for anyone/5(15).

Zod Wallop Quotes Showing of 6 “Instantly, the black water enfolded him, cooled him to his heart, and declared, "There is no hope; there never was." The saints was absolute, and full of the silence of a trapped scream.” ― William Browning Spencer, Zod WallopAuthor: William Browning Spencer.

Harry Gainsborough, the hero of "Zod Wallop," is squarely in the tradition - a tormented, guilt-ridden soul who writes books for kids and suffers a delusionary sense of his own power. The guilt.

For this challenge, read one book that starts with each letter of the alphabet: one for A, one for B and so on. For the letters Q, X, Y and Z, a book title that contains the letter will qualify. Z - Zod Wallop (if I can find it) reply | flag * message by Lauren (new) AM.

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Martin’s Press – Fantasy/Horror novel. Could a writer’s story from three years ago actually be happening now with chilling results. Recommended reading. Fine in jacket. Continue reading →. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Zod Wallop. [William Browning Spencer] -- A man writes a novel on his daughter in which--contrary to real life--she does not die. When parts of the novel start coming to life, the man is on tenterhooks. For some reason this thread reminds me of Zod Wallop, a story about a children's book author who goes crazy and gets trapped in a horror book level 1 Ms-Tickles.

ZOD WALLOP is a beautiful example of how Lovecraftian* ideas can be put to use outside of Arkham, Mass, and without rubbery-faced gods and monsters. The story of Harry Gainsborough is heart-rending, and it's only right that the anguish experienced by a father who's lost his only daughter should be able to change the world/5.

ZOD WALLOP by William Browning Spencer. Regular price Sale price $ Quantity. Add to Cart Harry Gaineborough, ex-writer of children's books, just wants to be left alone. But the world, several worlds, actually, won't let him be.

Reality and fantasy collide in this masterful fantasy novel by the. William Browning Spencer (born ) is an American novelist and short story writer living in Austin, science fiction and horror stories are often darkly and surrealistically humorous.

His novel Résumé With Monsters blends soul-destroying H. P. Lovecraftian horrors with soul-destroying jobs, a mix that won the International Horror Critics Guild Award for Best Novel in Pathos, poignance and gentle humor accent the nine stories in this stellar fantasy collection from Spencer (Zod Wallop), whose characters engage readers' sympathies through their efforts to.

William Browning Spencer never states exactly what the Z and W words mean in his remarkably loopy third novel, "Zod Wallop," but the plot concerns a novel that .