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Book Title: The Bog|
The author of the book: Michael Talbot
ISBN 13: 9781941147672
Edition: Valancourt Books
Date of issue: February 2015
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Hovern Bog. People live in terror of it—especially the residents of Fenchurch St. Jude, the little village located at its edge. They think of it as a living being. They’ve seen it reach out with sinewy tentacles . . . to take, entangle, and digest.
When 2000-year-old bodies are recovered from the bog, perfectly preserved, it is the discovery of a lifetime for archaeologist David Macauley. But close examination of the bodies reveals a curious fact: all were cruelly, mysteriously murdered, gnawed to death by some unimaginable creature. Soon it becomes apparent that whatever tortured and killed the bodies from ancient times still roams the bog, and no one in Fenchurch St. Jude—especially David and his family—is safe.
In The Bog (1986), Michael Talbot (1953-1992), author of the vampire classic The Delicate Dependency and the chilling haunted house novel Night Things, delivers an exciting and terrifying tale that will keep readers guessing until the horrific climax.
“One of the better horror novels . . . odd and risky mingling of pure science with fairy lore and gnashed bodies . . . terrific.” – Kirkus Reviews
“Exciting!” – Publishers Weekly
“Convincingly original!” – Ocala Star-Banner
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Read information about the authorMichael Talbot was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1953. As a young man, he moved to New York City, where he pursued a career as a freelance writer, publishing articles in Omni, The Village Voice, and others, often exploring the confluence between science and the spiritual.
Talbot published his first novel, The Delicate Dependency: A Novel of the Vampire Life as an Avon paperback original in 1982; though never reprinted, it is regarded a classic of the genre, frequently appearing on lists of the best vampire novels ever written, and secondhand copies have long been expensive and hard to find. His other horror titles, both cult classics, are The Bog (1986) and Night Things (1988).
But despite the popularity of his fiction among horror fans, it was for his nonfiction that Talbot was best known, much of it focusing on new age concepts, mysticism, and the paranormal. Arguably his most famous and most significant is The Holographic Universe (1991), which examines the increasingly accepted theory that the entire universe is a hologram; the book remains in print and highly discussed today.
Michael Talbot died of leukemia in 1992 at age 38.
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