Monsters of Men

Monsters of Men PDF

Author: Patrick Ness

Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)

Published: 2010

Total Pages: 603

ISBN-13: 0763647519

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As a world-ending war surges to life around them, Todd and Viola face monstrous decisions, questioning all they have ever known as they try to step back from the darkness and find the best way to achieve peace.

Men, Makeup & Monsters

Men, Makeup & Monsters PDF

Author: Anthony Timpone

Publisher: Macmillan

Published: 1996-09-15

Total Pages: 252

ISBN-13: 9780312146788

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Hollywood's Masters of Illusion and F/X Cinema is illusion, and the 12 masters of magic to be found in this book are the best to be found in Hollywood. The films featured include: Terminator Two, Aliens, Living Dead, Hellraiser, Jurassic Park, The Fly, The Exorcist and many more. Ideal interested in learning the craft of movie make-up or for film buffs who want to know how its all done. Foreword by Clive Barker.

Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Men

Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Men PDF

Author: Joseph P. Farrell

Publisher: Feral House

Published: 2011

Total Pages: 274

ISBN-13: 1936239086

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In this sourced work, Dr. Farrell brings up the possibility that Earth may have been occupied by a race of tyrannical giants.

The Comfort of Monsters

The Comfort of Monsters PDF

Author: Willa C. Richards

Publisher: HarperCollins

Published: 2021-07-13

Total Pages: 352

ISBN-13: 0063053047

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Set in Milwaukee during the “Dahmer summer” of 1991, A remarkable debut novel for fans of Mary Gaitskill and Gillian Flynn about two sisters—one who disappears, and one who is left to pick up the pieces in the aftermath. In the summer of 1991, a teenage girl named Dee McBride vanished in the city of Milwaukee. Nearly thirty years later, her sister, Peg, is still haunted by her sister's disappearance. Their mother, on her deathbed, is desperate to find out what happened to Dee so the family hires a psychic to help find Dee’s body and bring them some semblance of peace. The appearance of the psychic plunges Peg back to the past, to those final carefree months when she last saw Dee—the summer the Journal Sentinel called “the deadliest . . . in the history of Milwaukee.” Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s heinous crimes dominated the headlines and overwhelmed local law enforcement. The disappearance of one girl was easily overlooked. Peg’s hazy recollections are far from easy for her to interpret, assess, or even keep clear in her mind. And now digging deep into her memory raises doubts and difficult—even terrifying—questions. Was there anything Peg could have done to prevent Dee’s disappearance? Who was really to blame for the family's loss? How often are our memories altered by the very act of voicing them? And what does it mean to bear witness in a world where even our own stories are inherently suspect? A heartbreaking page-turner, Willa C. Richards’ debut novel is the story of a broken family looking for answers in the face of the unknown, and asks us to reconsider the power and truth of memory.

The New World (FREE Short Story)

The New World (FREE Short Story) PDF

Author: Patrick Ness

Publisher: Candlewick Press

Published: 2010-11-18

Total Pages: 23

ISBN-13: 0763656496

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In this dramatic short story -- a prequel to the award-winning Chaos Walking Trilogy -- author Patrick Ness gives us the story of Viola's journey to the New World. Whether you're new to Chaos Walking or an established fan, this prequel serves as a fascinating introduction to the series that Publishers Weekly called one of the most important works of young adult science fiction in recent years.

Of Men and Monsters

Of Men and Monsters PDF

Author: Richard Tithecott

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

Published: 1997-11-01

Total Pages: 207

ISBN-13: 0299156834

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Of Men and Monsters examines the serial killer as an American cultural icon, one that both attracts and repels. Richard Tithecott suggests that the stories we tell and the images we conjure of serial killers—real and fictional—reveal as much about mainstream culture and its values, desires, and anxieties as they do about the killers themselves.

The Ask and the Answer

The Ask and the Answer PDF

Author: Patrick Ness

Publisher: Candlewick Press

Published: 2010-10-18

Total Pages: 528

ISBN-13: 0763652172

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Part two of the literary sci-fi thriller follows a boy and a girl who are caught in a warring town where thoughts can be heard – and secrets are never safe. Reaching the end of their flight in The Knife of Never Letting Go, Todd and Viola did not find healing and hope in Haven. They found instead their worst enemy, Mayor Prentiss, waiting to welcome them to New Prentisstown. There they are forced into separate lives: Todd to prison, and Viola to a house of healing where her wounds are treated. Soon Viola is swept into the ruthless activities of the Answer, while Todd faces impossible choices when forced to join the mayor’s oppressive new regime. In alternating narratives the two struggle to reconcile their own dubious actions with their deepest beliefs. Torn by confusion and compromise, suspicion and betrayal, can their trust in each other possibly survive?

Chaos Walking

Chaos Walking PDF

Author: Patrick Ness

Publisher: Candlewick Press

Published: 2011-11-15

Total Pages: 1597

ISBN-13: 0763661708

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The award-winning Chaos Walking trilogy—consisting of The Knife of Never Letting Go, The Ask and the Answer, and Monsters of Men— is now available in its entirety in this e-book collection! Find out why The Sunday Times called Chaos Walking “remarkable” and why Publishers Weekly described the series as “one of the most important works of young adult science fiction in recent years.”