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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 308 pages
  • Off Season (Dead River, #1)
  • Jack Ketchum
  • English
  • 08 February 2019
  • 0843956968

Off Season (Dead River, #1) When Off Season, A Novel About Horror And Cannibalism In Modern Day Maine, Was First Released In 1980, It Took Readers By Storm And Sold Over 250,000 Copies However, The Original Edition Was Edited And Content Was Removed From The Story At The Publisher S Request The Whole Effect Of The Book Was Deemed Too Intense, Particularly The Ending The Overlook Connection Press Has Released The Novel In Its Original Unexpurgated State For The First Time Anywhere The Author S Original Vision Can Now Be Read.


About the Author: Jack Ketchum

Jack Ketchum is the pseudonym for a former actor, singer, teacher, literary agent, lumber salesman, and soda jerk a former flower child and baby boomer who figures that in 1956 Elvis, dinosaurs and horror probably saved his life His first novel, Off Season, prompted the Village Voice to publicly scold its publisher in print for publishing violent pornography He personally disagrees but is per Jack Ketchum is the pseudonym for a former actor, singer, teacher, literary agent, lumber salesman, and soda jerk a former flower child and baby boomer who figures that in 1956 Elvis, dinosaurs and horror probably saved his life His first novel, Off Season, prompted the Village Voice to publicly scold its publisher in print for publishing violent pornography He personally disagrees but is perfectly happy to let you decide for yourself His short story The Box won a 1994 Bram Stoker Award from the HWA, his story Gone won again in 2000 and in 2003 he won Stokers for both best collection for Peaceable Kingdom and best long fiction for Closing Time He has written eleven novels, the latest of which are Red, Ladies Night, and The Lost His stories are collected in The Exit At Toledo Blade Boulevard, Broken on the Wheel of Sex, and Peaceable Kingdom His novella The Crossings was cited by Stephen King in his speech at the 2003 National Book Awards


10 thoughts on “Off Season (Dead River, #1)

  1. says:

    CANNIBALISM A MORE BALANCED PERSPECTIVE While I really liked this book, I feel compelled to make a few introductory remarks before I discuss the specific merits of the story I will give Mr Ketchum the benefit of the doubt and say that I do not believe it was his intention in writing this book to come across as a snobb...

  2. says:

    An editor goes to a remote cabin in Maine to get away from things and work on editing her latest assignment When her boyfriend and a group of friends arrive, they think they re going to have a relaxing week Instead, they get a night of hell As part of my continuing education in horror, I decided to give Jack Ketchum a chance Off Season was one of the works suggested to me by the crew.Off Season is a tale of feral cannibals setting upon a cabin full of city folk in the Maine woods That s pret An editor goes to a remote cabin in Maine to get away from things and work on editing her latest assignment When her boyfriend and a group of friends arrive, they think they re going to have a relaxing week Instead, they get a night of hell As part of my continuing education in horror, I decided to give Jack Ketchum a chance Off Season was one of the works suggested to me by the crew.Off Season is a tale of feral cannibals setting upon a cabin full of city folk ...

  3. says:

    Ten ways to review Off Season, a book about cannibals 1 Let s go to the movies with Jack KetchumSome Like them HotStir the Right One InThe Incr EdiblesBringing Up BabyBrainspottingThe Best Ears of Our LivesRashermumThe Green BileNo Recipe for Old Men this could go on 2 Off Season, the MusicalHe Will Tear us Apart sung by Laura Everybody Spurts sung by the chief cannibal Stir it Up sung by his female companion Oops I Did it Again sung by the chief cannibal All I have to Eat is Spleen an Ten ways to review Off Season, a book about cannibals 1 Let s go to the movies with Jack KetchumSome Like them HotStir the Right One InThe Incr EdiblesBringing Up BabyBrainspottingThe Best Ears of Our LivesRashermumThe Green BileNo Recipe for Old Men this could go on 2 Off Season, the MusicalHe Will Tear us Apart sung by Laura Everybody Spurts sung by the chief cannibal Stir it Up sung by his female companion Oops I Did it Again sung by the chief cannibal All I have to Eat is Spleen an old Everly Brothers song, sung by the grumpy cannibal teenager This Arm Ain t Big Enough for ...

  4. says:

    Originally published in ITW s THRILLERS 100 Must ReadsJack Ketchum, a pseudonym for Dallas Mayr 1946 , owns some of the blackest real estate in the world of thriller fiction A former literary agent and actor, Ketchum published his first novel, Off Season, to the dismay of the mainstream literary establishment and the delight of what would grow into a cult following Over the last quarter of a century, he has published numerous novels, novellas, and works of short fiction However, only in Originally published in ITW s THRILLERS 100 Must ReadsJack Ketchum, a pseudonym for Dallas Mayr 1946 , owns some of the blackest real estate in the world of thriller fiction A former literary agent and actor, Ketchum published his first novel, Off Season, to the dismay of the mainstream literary establishment and the delight of what would grow into a cult following Over the last quarter of a century, he has published numerous novels, novellas, and works of short fiction However, only in the last five years has he gained notoriety, largely due to the praises of Step...

  5. says:

    Oh my god what a disturbing book There were moments when I dreaded to continue reading it because I just knew that things would go horribly fucked up with a lot of gore And it did This is not the kind of books I usually read and I honestly don t know if I want to readof its kind Not that the book was bad, it was good, just a bit too disgusting for my taste I must admit I prefer paranormal horror that makes you wonder if you should check under the bed and the closet before you sleep no Oh my god what a d...

  6. says:

    This may be one of the most disturbing novels I have ever read Enough said Although, I cannot agree with the previous establishment of rating this novel as violent pornography In my estimation, ifhorror writers took half the amount of...

  7. says:

    For me, this is the horror book to end all horror books It is the apex of terror tales No book has come close to topping Off Season, and I doubt that any ever will.In a rural area off the coast of Maine live a tribe of cannibals Over the decades travellers and townspeople have disappeared here, but these have been chalked up to the nature of an increasingly mobile, exploding population People disappear every minute all over the world, don t they The tension begins immediately and never lets For me, this is the horror book to end all horror books It is the apex of terror tales No book has come close to topping Off Season, and I doubt that any ever will.In a rural area off the coast of Maine live a tribe of cannibals Over the decades travellers and townspeople have disappeared here, but these h...

  8. says:

    Off Season A Dash of Fear From ghoulies and ghosties and long legged beasties, Good Lord, deliver us Old Scottish Prayer Some time ago a woman with an angelic face asked me if I had ever read anything by Jack Ketchum Well, I hadn t Until now Off Season is my first venture into the novels of Jack Ketchum Let s say it s a book for the reader with a taste for the different.After a little research into the author, I was intrigued Ketchum is a four time Bram Stoker Award winner and was named G Off Season A Dash of Fear From ghoulies and ghosties and long legged beasties, Good Lord, deliver us Old Scottish Prayer Some time ago a woman with an angelic face asked me if I had ever read anything by Jack Ketchum Well, I hadn t Until now Off Season is my first venture into the novels of Jack Ketchum Let s say it s a book for the reader with a taste for the different.After a little r...

  9. says:

    Jack Ketchum is an author whose works have been in my digital to read pile for ages I m loathe to admit it, but he s one of those writers synonymous with the horror genre whose work, for whatever reason, I just hadn t read yet I decided to correct that in 2018 Last week, Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018, Jack Ketchum lost his battle with cancer His passing ignited an urgent need in me to finally discover exactly what I had been missing I wanted to get to know a bit the man who so many fellow author Jack Ketchum is an author whose works have been in my digital to read pile for ages I m loathe to admit it, but he s one of those writers synonymous with the horror genre whose work, for whatever reason, I just hadn t read yet I decided to correct that in 2018 Last week, Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018, Jack Ketchum lost his battle with cancer His passing ignited an urgent need in me to finally discover exactly what I had been missing I wanted to get to know a bit the man who so many fellow authors called either, or in some instances both, a friend and an inspiration I decided to start with Off Season, Ketchum s first novel.Holy crap, what a first novel It s not entirely perfect the characters are a bit thin, many of them barely rising out of cardboard cutout territory prior to their victimiza...

  10. says:

    Just finished this one for the third time Still amazingly honest, brutal, and engaging I forgot about the ending until I got closethen it came back I think this novel has shaped the way I do things in my own storiesthan any other book I read before or since You get lured into this great cast of characters and creepy group of savages A fantastic set up that explodes at about the halfway point with one of the most impactful 30 pages or so I ever read It was still as impactful this t Just finished this one for the third time Still amazingly honest, brutal, and engaging I forgot ab...

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