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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Book Titles

The top ten extraordinary book titles.
The following by Harlan Ellison, most are short stories

  1.  The Beast that shouted Love at the Heart of the World.
  2. Love Ain't Nothing but Sex Misspelled.
  3. Pain God
  4. Repent Harlequin Said the Tick Tock Man
  5.  The Whimper of Whipped Dogs
  6.  Shatterday
  7. I Have no Mouth and I Must Scream
  8. Dangerous Visions - an anthology of stories publishers were reluctant to print. Ellison was the editor. 
  9. Again Dangerous Visions.
  10. Memos From Purgatory - Autobiographical account.

The Stainless Steel Rat by Harry Harrison.  A whole series of books.

Make Room, Make Room by Harry Harrison. Better known by the movie name.

King Rat by James Clavell. His first book followed by Shogun, Tai Pan, Noble House, Gia Jin, Whirlwind


Lydia said...

You have such good taste in books. :)


P M Prescott said...

Thanks for the compliment, lydia.

Brittaney said...

Ooh, I love the title Shatterday!

P M Prescott said...

Years ago there was a revival of Twilight Zone. The first episode was Shatterday starring Bruce Willis. Harlan Ellison was executive producer of the series. It didn't last long.