It’s almost Halloween and that means Entertainment Focus are getting ready to get seriously spooked! And what better way is there to get scared than finding a warm, dark corner to fully immerse yourself in a good book – especially one of the great titles that our friends at Titan Books have!
This year, Titan Books have a wonderful selection of horror-themed treats that will appeal to every reader. To celebrate Halloween, we are giving away 2 incredible book bundles, each containing NINE (yes NINE!) amazing titles!
Dracula (The Penny Dreadful Collection)
Written in 1897, Stoker’s novel introduces the iconic character of the vampire Count Dracula. Through a series of letters and diary entries, the novel tells the story of Dracula’s attempt to move from Transylvania to England, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, he defined its modern form as we know it today.
Frankenstein (The Penny Dreadful Collection)
Begun when the author was only eighteen, and conceived from a nightmare, Frankenstein is the deeply disturbing story of a monstrous creation which has terrified readers since its first publication in 1818. The novel has seared its way into the popular imagination, and established itself as one of the pioneering works of modern science fiction.
The Picture of Dorian Gray (The Penny Dreadful Collection)
Oscar Wilde’s only novel, first published in 1890, is a brilliant puzzle, intended to tease convention minds with its exploration of the myriad interrelationships between art, life, and consequence. From its provocative preface, challenging the reader to believe in art for arts sake, to its sensational conclusion, the book explores the nature of sin through the tale of a young man who sells his soul for a lifetime of beauty
Book of the Dead: The Complete History of Zombie Cinema
The zombie is cinema’s most enduring horror icon, having terrified audiences for decades. Book of the Dead charts the history of the walking dead from the monster’s origins in Haitian voodoo, through its cinematic début in 1932’s White Zombie up to blockbuster World War Z and beyond.
The Wolves of London – The Obsidian Heart Trilogy (Book 1)
Alex Locke is a reformed ex-con forced into London’s criminal underworld for one more job. He agrees to steal a priceless artefact – a human heart carved from the blackest obsidian – but when the burglary goes horribly wrong, Alex is plunged into the nightmarish world of the Wolves of London, unearthly assassins who will stop at nothing to reclaim the heart. As he races to unlock the secrets of the mysterious object, Alex must learn to wield its dark power – or be destroyed by it.
Alien – the Archive: The Ultimate Guide to the Classic Movies
Alien – The Archive is a beautiful celebration of these landmark films, delving deep into the process of how all four films were created. From the earliest script ideas to final cut, this book showcases the making of the series in exhaustive and exclusive detail. Featuring storyboards from Ridley Scott, exclusive concept designs from Ron Cobb and Syd Mead, behind-the-scenes imagery of the xenomorphs being created, deleted scenes, unused ideas, costumes, weapons, and much more.
On Set with John Carpenter
John Carpenter’s producing partner Debra Hill hired photographer Kim Gottlieb-Walker to be the unit photographer on Halloween, and Kim soon became part of Carpenter’s film-making family, shooting stills on the sets of some of his most iconic films: Halloween, The Fog, Escape from New York, Halloween II, Christine. Collected here for the first time is the best of that on-set photography, with iconic, rare, and previously unseen images.
An English Ghost Story
A dysfunctional British nuclear family seek a new life away from the big city in the sleepy Somerset countryside. At first their new home, The Hollow, seems to embrace them, creating a rare peace and harmony within the family. But when the house turns on them, it seems to know just how to hurt them the most, by threatening to destroy them from the inside out.
Grimm: The Killing Time
A brand-new original novel based on the hit NBC series.
A mysterious creature stalks the streets of Portland, looking for a new identity. With one touch it can dissolve its victim, assuming their appearance, personality, and memories. When homicide detectives Nick Burkhardt and Hank Griffin are called in to investigate a bizarre murder, Nick comes face to face with the changeling, but its powers have an unexpected effect on the Grimm, unleashing a deadly Wesen plague and untold chaos.
To be in with a chance of winning this incredible selection from Titan Books, just answer the question below.
The competition closes at 23.59 on November 7th 2014.