A truly unsettling, beautifully-crafted piece of pulp Southern Gothic horror, Reviewed in the United States on April 7, 2020. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Have a card? Please try your request again later. From Michael McDowell, the writer of Beetlejuice (1988) and The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), comes a chilling tale of supernatural vengeance. Important Notice about Copyrighted Materials. Cold Moon is a 2016 drama-horror film based on Michael McDowell's 1980 novel Cold Moon Over Babylon.It stars Josh Stewart and Christopher Lloyd.The film was released on 27 October 2016. His talent as a storyteller was immense, and it's shameful that his work doesn't receive the same recognition and praise as that of his contemporaries. Deeply shocking and resonant in places. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. #1 in 1975. This first-ever one-volume edition will allow a new generation of listeners to discover this modern horror classic. Probably my favorite McDowell book so far (haven't read them all yet though). She was killed in 2369 when her body was absorbed by an unusually large coalescent organism, which then took on her form. Add it now to start borrowing from the collection. Please try again. Inside flap copy (Avon edition) Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. I first heard about Michael McDowell's work through Grady Hendrix's Paperbacks from Hell, where he raved about McDowell's serialized novel Blackwater. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Now imagine those books expanded to cover several generations of one Blackwater: The Complete Saga on audio is absolutely phenomenal! On the surface, Elinor is gracious, charming, anxious to belong in Perdido, and eager to marry Oscar Caskey, the eldest son of Perdido's first family. First published in 1980 3 editions — 1 previewable Not in Library. This book not only massively builds the characters, but allows you to experience the surroundings of a small town and most of all it’s unique and interesting people. Cold Moon Over Babylon (1980), reissued in 2015 by Valancourt Books, with a new introduction by Douglas E. Winter. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Cold Moon Over Babylon (Valancourt 20th Century Classics). One of the most compulsively readable novels I've come across in some time, horror or otherwise. Dates are based on the local time in New York. Important Notice about Copyrighted Materials. This first-ever one-volume edition, with a new introduction by Shirley Jackson Award-winning author Nathan Ballingrud, … Download for print-disabled Michael McDowell's Blackwater by Michael McDowell, Michael McDowell. And let me tell you, I'm glad I did, because this strange, unsettling piece of Southern Gothic horror isn't quite like much else that I've read - and that's very much to its credit. I've had my eye on that saga for a while, but when I saw that one of McDowell's earlier novels, Cold Moon Over Babylon, was on sale, I jumped at the chance to check out his work . Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Highly recommended. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Blackwater, Volume I (1983) [O/1,2,3] Blackwater, Volume II (1983) [O/4,5,6] Blackwater: The Complete Caskey Family Saga (2014) [O/1-6] also appeared as: Variant: Blackwater (2015) [O] Novels. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. What a truly unique, vivid storytelling. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 2, 2019. Dizzyingly entertaining. Cold Moon 2022. Cold Moon Over Babylon, the second novel by Michael McDowell (1950-1999), author of Blackwater and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, is a chilling Southern Gothic tale of revenge from beyond the grave that ranks among his most terrifying books. Amulet by Michael McDowell. Am7 D Am7 D Catfish are jumpin', that paddle-wheel thumpin'.. Am7 D Am7 D black water keeps rollin' on past just the same. Cold Moon takes place in tiny Babylon, Fla., where the granddaughter of Clark’s character is murdered by a mysterious assailant, her body sunk into the black waters of the Styx River — the river where her parents disappeared from their boat a decade earlier. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. ©2015 Valancourt Books (P)2016 Griff Furst Cold Moon Over Black Water Performer [Created By], Recorded By – Yasnaïa: 6:11: Credits Artwork By, Other [Mac'ed By] – ReCyDeSign ; Notes The 7" comes in a foldout-paper sleeve with a postcard affixed to the cover. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. First published in 1983 3 editions. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Cold Moon Over Babylon (1980), the second novel by Michael McDowell (1950-1999), author of Blackwater and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, is a chilling Southern Gothic tale of revenge from beyond the … Dec 18, 2021 at 11:35 pm. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Cold Moon Over Babylon by Michael McDowell. Add a library card to your account to borrow titles, place holds, and add titles to your wish list. His first, "The Amulet", was released by Avon books in 1979; prior to that, McDowell had written a number of practice novels, all of them unpublished and subsequently disowned. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Directed by Griff Furst. Please sign in again so you can continue to borrow titles and access your Loans, Wish list, and Holds pages. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 7, 2020, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 17, 2018. ... starting with Cold Moon Over Babylon, now available in a handsome new trade paperback with a wonderfully spooky new cover by Mike Mignola. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Please try again. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Cold Moon Over Babylon (1980), the second novel by Michael McDowell (1950-1999), author of Blackwater and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, is a chilling Southern Gothic tale of revenge from beyond the grave that ranks among his most terrifying books. This first-ever one-volume edition will allow a new generation of listeners to discover this modern horror classic. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. If you're still having trouble, follow these steps to sign in. Cold Moon Over Babylon (1980), the second novel by Michael McDowell (1950-1999), author of Blackwater and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, is a chilling Southern Gothic tale of revenge from beyond the … Cold Moon Over Babylon, the second novel by Michael McDowell (1950-1999), author of Blackwater and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, is a chilling Southern Gothic tale of revenge from beyond the grave that ranks among his most terrifying books. Blackwater is the saga of a small town, Perdido, Alabama, and Elinor Dammert, the stranger who arrives there under mysterious circumstances on Easter Sunday, 1919. Cover art is attractive (which you can see) and, I think, accurately represents the feel of the book.. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. They are probably easier to read then the original paperbacks (if you can find them), because they are printed on good quality paper with a readable type. But her beautiful exterior hides a shocking secret. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Your session has expired. McDowell’s other novels include the Blackwater series, The Amulet (1979), and Toplin (1985). Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Reviewed in the United States on January 2, 2018. Not in Library. Cold Moon Over Babylon (1980), the second novel by Michael McDowell (1950-1999), author of Blackwater and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, is a chilling Southern Gothic tale of revenge from beyond the grave that ranks among his most terrifying books. The book comes together in a terrific style of morbid curiosity and Gothic over tones of an unknown dread and mystery. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Maura was named after a character from the book Cold Moon Over Blackwater. Cold Moon over Blackwater was a book described by Geordi La Forge as " gothic fiction ". Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. One of the characters in the book was called Maura. Dec 7, 2022 at 11:08 pm. Limited edition of 399 hand numbered copies. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Please add your card again, or add a different card. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. If you've read The Elementals, Gilded Needles, or Cold Moon over Babylon, (and if you haven't you SHOULD), you already know that McDowell writes about families like no one else. This first-ever reprint features deliciously creepy new cover art by Mike Mignola. Something went wrong. Maura was the pet dog of Lieutenant junior grade Aquiel Uhnari. A true sense of placing the reader there. Read this after having loved Gilded Needles by the same author - raced through it and really enjoyed it! This first-ever one-volume edition will allow a new generation of listeners to discover this modern horror classic. "The finest writer of paperback originals in America." This first-ever reprint features deliciously creepy new cover art by Mike Mignola. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Two of McDowell's strengths are on display here: his fascination with horror in the South (as in The Amulet, Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals) and his ability to write historical Gothic, previously seen in Gilded Needles. "Cold Moon Over Babylon" was Michael McDowell's second published novel. Times for Cold Moon can vary by time zone. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I really like the design of these reprints too, especially the size and font choice. A young girl's mysterious disappearance in quiet Babylon, Florida, awakens a horror in the Styx River that draws the Larkin, Redfield and Hale families into a … Unable to add item to List. With Josh Stewart, Candy Clark, Robbie Kay, Frank Whaley. This first-ever one-volume edition, with a new introduction by Shirley Jackson Award-winning author Nathan Ballingrud, allows a new … If you receive an error message, please contact your library for help. ( TNG: " Aquiel ") Going by this novel alone I can safely say that Micahel McDowell was CRIMINALLY underrated in his day. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. In McDowell's second novel, Cold Moon Over Babylon, a murdered woman's corpse is dispatched into a river, but her spirit roams the land, and in the evening hours it seeks revenge on her killer even as he plots the demise of her surviving relatives. (TNG: "Aquiel") A twisted, scary, shocking and tragic romp through the ugly heart of small town America. Black Water:Doobie Brothers. The library card you previously added can't be used to complete this action. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, No Import Fees Deposit & $11.98 Shipping to Germany. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Cold Moon 2021. - Stephen King, Gilded Needles (Valancourt 20th Century Classics), Burnt Offerings (Valancourt 20th Century Classics). Intro fade in: Am7 D [Verse] D Am7 D Am7 D Well, I built me a raft and she's ready for floatin'.. 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