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David Morrell (1)

This page covers the author of Creepers.

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David Morrell, an award-winning Canadian writer of horror fiction, was born in 1943 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. He was educated at the University of Waterloo and earned his Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University. Morrell is best known as the creator of John Rambo, the hero of his first novel, First Blood. The novel was adapted for screen and starred Sylvester Stallone. Although Morrell was not happy with the depiction of the Rambo character in the movie, he did write several sequels to First Blood and two further scripts for the sequels to the original movie. He also wrote a number of other books including The Brotherhood of the Rose which became a best seller in 1984. David Morrell has written one scholarly work, John Barth: An Introduction, published by Pennsylvania State University in 1977 and has taught at the University of Iowa. He now lives in the United States with his wife and daughter (another child, a son, is deceased). (Bowker Author Biography) David Morrell, 1943 - Storyteller David Morrell was born in 1943 in Kitchener, Ontario. He received a B.A. from the University of Waterloo and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University. He was then a professor of American literature at the University of Iowa. Morrell's debut novel was "First Blood" and introduced the well-known John Rambo character. It was made into a successful movie that starred Sylvester Stalone. He followed with a series of thrillers filled with espionage, assassination and worldwide terrorism, which include "The Brotherhood of the Rose," "The Fraternity of the Stone," "The League of Night and Fog," and "The Covenant of the Flame." "Black Evening" is an examination of his own life and includes both his first published short stories and his latest award winning books. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Creepers 1,095 copies, 56 reviews
The Brotherhood of the Rose 734 copies, 11 reviews
First Blood 708 copies, 17 reviews
Murder as a Fine Art 630 copies, 48 reviews
Scavenger 530 copies, 19 reviews
The Fraternity of the Stone 517 copies, 7 reviews
The Fifth Profession 500 copies, 6 reviews
The League of Night and Fog 498 copies, 3 reviews
Assumed Identity 393 copies, 6 reviews
The Covenant of the Flame 392 copies, 5 reviews
Extreme Denial 371 copies, 4 reviews
The Protector 364 copies, 10 reviews
Desperate Measures 345 copies, 2 reviews
Long Lost 327 copies, 7 reviews
The Shimmer 299 copies, 20 reviews
Burnt Sienna 298 copies, 4 reviews
Double Image 297 copies, 1 review
The Totem 290 copies, 9 reviews
Testament 245 copies, 3 reviews
Inspector of the Dead 237 copies, 20 reviews
The Spy Who Came For Christmas 194 copies, 8 reviews
Black Evening 180 copies, 7 reviews
Rambo: First Blood Part II 179 copies, 2 reviews
Ruler of the Night 137 copies, 7 reviews
Blood Oath 134 copies, 2 reviews
Fireflies 97 copies, 1 review
Last Reveille 83 copies
Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads (Editor) 77 copies, 6 reviews
Nightscape 71 copies
Rambo III 66 copies
The Naked Edge 46 copies
Captain America: The Chosen 44 copies, 2 reviews
The Opium-Eater [short story] 21 copies, 1 review
They 11 copies
Before I Wake 10 copies, 3 reviews
My Name is Legion 9 copies, 1 review
The Architecture of Snow 7 copies, 1 review
Eulogies III (Contributor) 7 copies, 2 reviews
Resurrection 3 copies
The Storm 3 copies
Front Man 3 copies
Verrat 2 copies
Lowca 1 copy
Time Was 1 copy
Blue Murder 1 copy, 1 review
The Shrine 1 copy
3x Rambo 1 copy
Elvis .45 1 copy
Habitat 1 copy
Thriller: Stories To Keep You Up All Night (Contributor) 695 copies, 12 reviews
Warriors (Contributor) 582 copies, 26 reviews
999: New Stories of Horror and Suspense (Contributor) 568 copies, 9 reviews
Flights: Extreme Visions of Fantasy (Contributor) 375 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Noir of the Century (Contributor) 320 copies, 6 reviews
MatchUp (Contributor) 265 copies, 21 reviews
Year's Best SF 7 (Contributor) 251 copies, 2 reviews
Redshift: Extreme Visions of Speculative Fiction (Contributor) 239 copies, 3 reviews
Gallery of Horror (Contributor) 202 copies, 3 reviews
Revelations (Contributor) 193 copies, 2 reviews
Hauntings (Contributor) 96 copies, 5 reviews
Metahorror (Contributor) 86 copies
Agents of Treachery (Contributor) 79 copies, 4 reviews
Night Screams (Contributor) 74 copies, 4 reviews
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 17 (Contributor) 72 copies, 2 reviews
Between Time and Terror (Contributor) 72 copies
Dark Delicacies III: Haunted (Contributor) 69 copies, 2 reviews
Night Visions 2: Dead Image (Contributor) 59 copies, 1 review
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 11 (Contributor) 55 copies, 1 review
Fears (Contributor) 53 copies
Shadows 6 (Contributor) 52 copies
Christmas Magic (Contributor) 51 copies, 1 review
Shadows 7 (Contributor) 50 copies
The Rich and the Dead (Contributor) 49 copies
The Mists from Beyond (Contributor) 47 copies
Psycho-Paths (Contributor) 42 copies
The Horror Hall of Fame: The Stoker Winners (Contributor) 42 copies, 3 reviews
Horrors (Contributor) 41 copies, 1 review
Taverns of the Dead (Contributor) 40 copies, 2 reviews
Crucified Dreams (Contributor) 37 copies
Final Shadows (Contributor) 36 copies
The Complete Masters of Darkness (Contributor) 31 copies, 1 review
Dark at Heart (Contributor) 30 copies
Whispers V (Contributor) 30 copies
Best of Shadows (Contributor) 27 copies
Nursery Crimes (Contributor) 22 copies, 1 review
Ghosts of the Heartland (Contributor) 19 copies
The Interrogator and Other Criminally Good Fiction (Contributor) 18 copies, 1 review
Detours (Author) 14 copies
Chiral Mad 2 (Anthology) (Contributor) 11 copies, 1 review
Legacies (Contributor) 8 copies
Borderlands 6 (Contributor) 7 copies
Thriller part 2 (Contributor) 6 copies
Wielka Księga Horroru - Tom II (Contributor) 2 copies
Protectors 2: Heroes (Contributor) 1 copy
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