|Blown (1969) [Novel]|
by Philip Josť Farmer
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(From the publisher):
Herald Childe continues what started out as a murder case—a very gruesome one, admittedly—but which has now become a struggle against the strange and deadly beings who have taken his wife, who threaten his manhood and who threaten mankind itself. His seems a hopeless quest. He is fighting not people but inhuman, unhuman monsters from another universe. They take grotesque physical forms, they recklessly indulge cruel whims—and they are utterly sex-crazed. There's Vivienne—amazingly beautiful—who used to be Joan of Arc. But she has false teeth and she comes, literally, to pieces. Her lover is a snake-like horror whose needle teeth drip aphrodisiac venom. There's Count Igescu, a real live vampire. And these three are surrounded by a crowd of ghastly aliens, grisly characters in a science fiction nightmare.
But for Childe there is no waking up. It is no bad dream. Though no one else will believe him, he knows this is for real...
Original title: Blown
Genre: Fiction→ Horror→ Detectives and Horror
Fiction→ Adult/Mature Content