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Joe R. Lansdale - Author


Joe R. Lansdale is the author of more than a dozen novels, including Sunset and Sawdust, Rumble Tumble and The Bottoms. He has received the British Fantasy Award, the American Mystery Award, the Edgar Award, the Grinzane Cavour Prize for Literature, and seven Bram Stoker Awards. Several of his novels have been adapted for the screen, including Bubba Ho-Tep and most recently Cold in July, starring Michael C. Hall. His Hap and Leonard series is currently in development for television. He lives with his family in Nacogdoches, Texas.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Joe R. Lansdale

Honky Tonk Samurai by Joe R. Lansdale
Honky Tonk Samurai
Joe R. Lansdale
Lansdale's Hap and Leonard are a classic pairing: Hap, an ebullient white trash rebel and former leftie, and Leonard a tough as nails and pugnacious, black and gay Vietnam veteran. I, for one, am very much looking forward to seeing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017
Honky Tonk Samurai by Joe R. Lansdale
Honky Tonk Samurai
Joe R. Lansdale
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Lansdale's Hap and Leonard are a classic pairing: Hap, an ebullient white trash rebel and former leftie, and Leonard a tough as nails and pugnacious, black and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/02/2016
Paradise Sky by Joe R. Lansdale
Paradise Sky
Joe R. Lansdale
East Texas pulpster Lansdale never writes a dull book and his new novel proves no exception. This latest wild tale veers sharply towards the western, albeit in a highly picaresque fashion, narrating the tale of Nat Love, a buffalo soldier,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/01/2016
Paradise Sky by Joe R. Lansdale
Paradise Sky
Joe R. Lansdale
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. East Texas pulpster Lansdale never writes a dull book and his new novel proves no exception. This latest wild tale veers sharply towards the western, albeit in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/06/2015
The Thicket by Joe R. Lansdale
The Thicket
Joe R. Lansdale
Both a thrillingly page-turning and wonderfully atmospheric noir told in a charming first person narrative, set in Texas when oil was just being discovered and the west was still extremely wild. Jack Parker’s lost all his family when his sister...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2014

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