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John Brosnan (1947–2005)

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Verk av John Brosnan

The Sky Lords (1901) 110 exemplar
The Fungus (1985) 81 exemplar
Mothership (2004) 79 exemplar
The Fall of the Sky Lords (1991) 58 exemplar
Carnosaur (1984) 53 exemplar
War of the Sky Lords (1989) 49 exemplar
Slimer (1983) 48 exemplar
Damned and Fancy (1995) 34 exemplar
The Opoponax Invasion (1993) 34 exemplar
James Bond in the cinema (1972) 26 exemplar
The Horror People (1976) 26 exemplar
Have Demon Will Travel (1996) 21 exemplar
Death Spore (1990) 19 exemplar
Skyship (1981) 13 exemplar
Bedlam (1847) 9 exemplar
Anderwelt. (2005) 9 exemplar
Worm (1988) 8 exemplar
Supernave 4 exemplar
The Midas Deep (1983) 3 exemplar
Hollywood Babble On (1989) 2 exemplar
Pochodnia (1991) 2 exemplar
L'immonde invasion 1 exemplar
Terreur deliquescente (1986) 1 exemplar
Macki (1991) 1 exemplar

Associerade verk

The Science Fiction Encyclopedia (1993) — Bidragsgivare — 686 exemplar
Now We Are Sick: An Anthology of Nasty Verse (1991) — Bidragsgivare — 348 exemplar
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1979) — Bidragsgivare — 219 exemplar
Magic For Sale (1983) — Bidragsgivare — 87 exemplar
Antigrav (1975) — Bidragsgivare — 62 exemplar
2000 AD Annual 1991 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 14 exemplar
2000 AD Annual 1990 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 11 exemplar
Starburst 34 (1981) — Författare — 2 exemplar
Starburst 24 — Författare — 1 exemplar
Starburst 25 — Författare — 1 exemplar
Starburst 26 — Författare — 1 exemplar
Starburst 27 — Författare — 1 exemplar
Starburst 28 (1980) — Författare — 1 exemplar
Starburst 35 (1981) — Författare — 1 exemplar
Starburst 42 (1981) — Författare — 1 exemplar


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Kind of meh Alien knock off with some body horror. Super British, which was fun. Not a bad distraction.
Amateria66 | May 24, 2024 |
I liked it! Daft, funny, ridiculously stupid in places. Good if you can take it in the manner I hope it was written in.
nordie | 2 andra recensioner | Oct 14, 2023 |
Strange, mushroom-like growths are appearing on peoples' bodies and doctors, puzzled by the strange virus that plants inhuman desires in the minds of victims, look for a cause and uncover a horrifying reality.

When a brilliant scientist seeking to solve the problem of world hunger tries to create giant mushrooms through genetic manipulation, what could possibly go wrong?

The mutated spores escape the lab and spread across all of England. Toadstools grow to twenty feet tall, and a case of athlete's foot can mean a grisly and horrible death.

But those who die quickly are the lucky ones. Those who survive infection by the fungus will be transformed into something unthinkably monstrous ...

I want to read EVERYTHING by this author! 🎇 What an incredible journey! 10 Pages in and there's already lots of action. The book is a perfect mix of cheeky humor, thrilling suspense, and a fast-paced plot that keeps you on the edge of your seat. The characters are unflinching and not too hesitant to use their weapons. It was a very fast-paced, high-tension, breathtaking read! I liked the ending, really coherent with both the characters and the situation.

I loved the author's writing style - it was witty, engaging, and kept me hooked from start to finish. The book had just the right amount of suspense and humor, making it a great read for anyone who enjoys a good sci-fi thriller.

TW: There's some brutal scenes in this, don't read if you're squeamish; it's just ultra-violent at times. Being that this book was written back then, there are some sexist views, (a few racist ones too), and a few other things that don't fit in with today's culture and attitudes.

Overall, I highly recommend "The Fungus" to anyone looking for a fun, fast-paced read.
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HelloB | 4 andra recensioner | Apr 11, 2023 |
Extremely solid read if you like horror. It feels a lot like War of the Worlds with the isolation the main characters face once they get to London, but a lot more witty all the way through. Does nothing revolutionary but does everything insanely well. there is one point in the book where a characters personality takes a 180 but it wasn't too big of a deal. If they spent a few more pages developing why he had that 180 it would of been better. Its not a story i can recommend to just anyone though and thats the only reason it doesn't get a 5 star from me. If you like horror check it out.… (mer)
Inho_Yukine | 4 andra recensioner | Oct 29, 2020 |



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