The King is Dead: Tales of Elvis Postmortem

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Paul Sammon
Delta, 1994 - Fiction - 381 pages
Although Elvis Presley has technically been dead since August, 1977, he is branded onto our politics, culture, and art. Now he has inspired 32 authors in this poignant and outrageous anthology of stories and cultural commentary about the world's most famous dead celebrity. Authors include Joyce Carol Oates, Clive Barker, David Morrell, Robert Ebert, among others.

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THE KING IS DEAD: Tales of Elvis Postmortem

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A tribute to Dead Elvis that ranges from campy and fun to morbid and strange, from inventive and clever to weird and just plain dumb. Sammon (editor of Splatterpunks, 1990, etc.) collects stories and ... Read full review

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Sammon (who edited Splatterpunks: Extreme Horror, St. Martin's, 1991) adds to 1994's swollen Presley publication list (e.g., Good Rockin' Tonight, LJ 11/15/94; The Ultimate Elvis, LJ 4/15/94; Reel ... Read full review


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