The Laughing Corpse

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出版社: Penguin Group (USA)
2005-08
ISBN: 9780425204665
定价: 110.90
装帧: 平装
开本: 其他
纸张: 其他
页数: 320页
正文语种: 英语
  • TwoNationalForensicScienceInstituteadministratorsinvitereadersintowhattheWashingtonPostcalls"theHarvardofhellishviolence"-theonlyhands-onCSIschoolofitskindwherestudentsaretrainedinburialrecoverywithactualhumanremains.Withexclusiveaccesstoaworldnormallyoff-limitstothepublic,thisisthefirstbooktogobehindthescenesoftheten-weekcoursethatdisclosestheuncensoredrealitiesofburialexhumationsandthefascinatingartofforensicinvestigation. LaurellK.HamiltonTosseverythingyouthinkyouknowaboutvampirestoriesandswordandsorcerynovelsintoanopengrave,becauseLaurellK.Hamiltonisreinventingthegenreswithchills,thrills,andgiggles.WithherpopularAnitaBlakeandMeredithGentryseries,Hamiltonismakingdarkfantasyfantasticallyentertainingagain.BiographyThevampiregenrehasenthralledreaderseversinceBramStokerintroducedacertainTransylvaniancountoveracenturyago.Sincethenvampireshavebeenusedasvehiclesforeverythingfromromanticnovelstoeroticatohumortotheexpectedtalesofterror.However,veryfewwritershavecombinedallofthesefacetsofthenever-say-dievampirequitethewaythatLaurellK.Hamiltonhas.Hamiltonhasnotalwaysbeenunderthespellofundeadthingsthatgobump-and-grindinthenight.Whenshewasayounggirl,herliterarytasteswereabitmoreonthetraditionalside."IwantedtobeLouisaMayAlcott,whowroteLittleWomen,becauseIhadneverreadanysciencefiction,fantasy,orhorror,"sheconfessedinapodcastonMayorSlay.com."Thenat13or14IfoundRobertE.Howard'sshortstorycollection[PigeonsFromHell].Itwasthefirsthorror,thefirstheroicfantasy,thefirstsciencefictionI'deverread,andthemomentIreadthatIknewthatnotonlydidIwanttobeawriter,butthisiswhatIwantedtowrite."FurtheringHamilton'sburgeoningfascinationwiththefantastic,shediscoveredAnthonyMasters'sTheNaturalHistoryoftheVampireatherhighschoollibrary.CoupledwiththeghoststorieshergrandmotherhadtoldherwhenshewasachildandheavydosesofHammerHorrormoviesfromGreatBritain,HamiltonwaswellonherwaytocreatingacharacterthatwouldonlyberivaledbyBuffyinthefieldofvampireslaying.HamiltonfirstintroducedvampirehuntressAnitaBlakeinherthirdnovelGuiltyPleasures.Blakeisanunlikelycombinationofactionhero,federalmarshal,"necromancer,"andlustydame.HerexploitsbetweenthesheetsandinthegraveyardwonHamiltonarabidfollowinghungryforsomethingnewinthewell-traveledvampiregenre.Alongwiththekindsofscaresnormallyassociatedwithvampirestories,Hamilton'sbooksarenotablefortheirunflinchingeroticism.VampireshavehadasexualluresinceStoker,butHamiltonparticularlydrawsthataspecttothesurfaceofherworkasoneofhercreaturesmightdrawbloodfromavictim."I[want]akisstobesobelievableitgivesthereadershivers,"shesaysonherwebsite."TwothingsIdowellaresexandviolence,butIdon'twantgratuitoussexorviolence.Thesexandviolenceisonlyasgraphicasneedbe.Andneverincludedunlessitfurtherstheplotorcharacterdevelopment."Anotherunlikelytraitofherbooksishumor,vampiretalesclassicallybeingofthemoresolemnsort.However,awriterweanedonabooktitledPigeonsFromHellisnotlikelygoingtoshyawayfromwit.Consequently,herbookshavebeenconsistentlyentertainingandfun,aswellascreepyandsexy.Hamiltonhasalsobroughtherdeliciouscombinationofsex,humor,andfrightstoanotherseries,thisonemoreingrainedindarkfantasythanhorror.Herfaerieprincess/P.I.MeredithGentrymadeherdebutinKissofShadowsin2001andhassincesparkedherowncrowd-pleasingswordandsorcerymeetspulpseries.Increasingly,theAnitaBlakeandMerryGentrybookshaveaddedmoresexualcontenttotheirstorylines,classifyingbothseriesinanewhybridgenrethatblendsromance,erotica,andparanormalfantasy.TojudgefromHamilton'sconsistentappearanceonthebestsellercharts,readersfindthemixspellbinding.GoodToKnowOnethingyouwillneverfindinaHamiltonnovelisacliffhanger.Shebelievesthatcliffhangersunfairlyteasereaderswhowouldthenhavetowaitsixmonthstoayeartohavesomesenseofresolution.AsshesaidduringaninterviewwithBillThompsonofEyeOnBooks,"Everybookisafullmeal.Allthewayfromtheappetizertothedessert,sothatyoucomeawayfeelingthatyou'vehadanexperience...andattheendyouhavethatsatisfied,fullfeeling."BeforeLaurellK.Hamiltonmadeafull-timecareerofblood,guts,murder,andmayhem,shehadmorehumanepursuits--shevolunteeredatananimalshelterwheresheplayedwithunwantedpets.Inourinterview,Hamiltonsharedsomefunandfascinatingfactsaboutherselfwithus:"Iamincrediblystubborn.TellingmeIcannotdosomething,especiallyifyoucitethefactthatIamagirl,willmakemewanttodoitmoreanddoitbetter.""Iamnotmycharacters.Wehavesomeofthesametraitsincommon,butweareverydifferentpeople.""Everythinginspiresme.Gettingupinthemorning,walkingthedogs,watchingamusicvideo.Inspirationcomesfromeverywhere.""Iloveanimals.Iownfourdogs,twoofwhomarerescues.Infact,Jimmyiswithusbecausetheyweregoingtogashimifwedidn'ttakehimwithus.Asanolderdoghischancesoffindingahomewerefairlyslim.Buthehasbeenawonderfuladditiontoourhome.""Ilikespendingtimewithmyfamilyandfriends.SomethingIoftenfeelIdonotdoenoughof.Butthereareonlysomanyhoursinaday.""Iliketoreadotherpeople'sworks.IlovereadingcozyorhistoricalmysterieswhenIcan.""Ienjoyinteractingwithfansatplannedpublicevents.Ienjoytalkingtothemandhavemetmanywonderfulpeople."AlsoKnownAs:LaurellKayeKlein(birthname)Hometown:St.Louis,MissouriDateofBirth:二月19,1963PlaceofBirth:HeberSprings,ArkansasEducation:B.A.,MarionCollegeWebsite:http://www.laurellkhamilton.org/
  • 内容简介:
    TwoNationalForensicScienceInstituteadministratorsinvitereadersintowhattheWashingtonPostcalls"theHarvardofhellishviolence"-theonlyhands-onCSIschoolofitskindwherestudentsaretrainedinburialrecoverywithactualhumanremains.Withexclusiveaccesstoaworldnormallyoff-limitstothepublic,thisisthefirstbooktogobehindthescenesoftheten-weekcoursethatdisclosestheuncensoredrealitiesofburialexhumationsandthefascinatingartofforensicinvestigation.
  • 作者简介:
    LaurellK.HamiltonTosseverythingyouthinkyouknowaboutvampirestoriesandswordandsorcerynovelsintoanopengrave,becauseLaurellK.Hamiltonisreinventingthegenreswithchills,thrills,andgiggles.WithherpopularAnitaBlakeandMeredithGentryseries,Hamiltonismakingdarkfantasyfantasticallyentertainingagain.BiographyThevampiregenrehasenthralledreaderseversinceBramStokerintroducedacertainTransylvaniancountoveracenturyago.Sincethenvampireshavebeenusedasvehiclesforeverythingfromromanticnovelstoeroticatohumortotheexpectedtalesofterror.However,veryfewwritershavecombinedallofthesefacetsofthenever-say-dievampirequitethewaythatLaurellK.Hamiltonhas.Hamiltonhasnotalwaysbeenunderthespellofundeadthingsthatgobump-and-grindinthenight.Whenshewasayounggirl,herliterarytasteswereabitmoreonthetraditionalside."IwantedtobeLouisaMayAlcott,whowroteLittleWomen,becauseIhadneverreadanysciencefiction,fantasy,orhorror,"sheconfessedinapodcastonMayorSlay.com."Thenat13or14IfoundRobertE.Howard'sshortstorycollection[PigeonsFromHell].Itwasthefirsthorror,thefirstheroicfantasy,thefirstsciencefictionI'deverread,andthemomentIreadthatIknewthatnotonlydidIwanttobeawriter,butthisiswhatIwantedtowrite."FurtheringHamilton'sburgeoningfascinationwiththefantastic,shediscoveredAnthonyMasters'sTheNaturalHistoryoftheVampireatherhighschoollibrary.CoupledwiththeghoststorieshergrandmotherhadtoldherwhenshewasachildandheavydosesofHammerHorrormoviesfromGreatBritain,HamiltonwaswellonherwaytocreatingacharacterthatwouldonlyberivaledbyBuffyinthefieldofvampireslaying.HamiltonfirstintroducedvampirehuntressAnitaBlakeinherthirdnovelGuiltyPleasures.Blakeisanunlikelycombinationofactionhero,federalmarshal,"necromancer,"andlustydame.HerexploitsbetweenthesheetsandinthegraveyardwonHamiltonarabidfollowinghungryforsomethingnewinthewell-traveledvampiregenre.Alongwiththekindsofscaresnormallyassociatedwithvampirestories,Hamilton'sbooksarenotablefortheirunflinchingeroticism.VampireshavehadasexualluresinceStoker,butHamiltonparticularlydrawsthataspecttothesurfaceofherworkasoneofhercreaturesmightdrawbloodfromavictim."I[want]akisstobesobelievableitgivesthereadershivers,"shesaysonherwebsite."TwothingsIdowellaresexandviolence,butIdon'twantgratuitoussexorviolence.Thesexandviolenceisonlyasgraphicasneedbe.Andneverincludedunlessitfurtherstheplotorcharacterdevelopment."Anotherunlikelytraitofherbooksishumor,vampiretalesclassicallybeingofthemoresolemnsort.However,awriterweanedonabooktitledPigeonsFromHellisnotlikelygoingtoshyawayfromwit.Consequently,herbookshavebeenconsistentlyentertainingandfun,aswellascreepyandsexy.Hamiltonhasalsobroughtherdeliciouscombinationofsex,humor,andfrightstoanotherseries,thisonemoreingrainedindarkfantasythanhorror.Herfaerieprincess/P.I.MeredithGentrymadeherdebutinKissofShadowsin2001andhassincesparkedherowncrowd-pleasingswordandsorcerymeetspulpseries.Increasingly,theAnitaBlakeandMerryGentrybookshaveaddedmoresexualcontenttotheirstorylines,classifyingbothseriesinanewhybridgenrethatblendsromance,erotica,andparanormalfantasy.TojudgefromHamilton'sconsistentappearanceonthebestsellercharts,readersfindthemixspellbinding.GoodToKnowOnethingyouwillneverfindinaHamiltonnovelisacliffhanger.Shebelievesthatcliffhangersunfairlyteasereaderswhowouldthenhavetowaitsixmonthstoayeartohavesomesenseofresolution.AsshesaidduringaninterviewwithBillThompsonofEyeOnBooks,"Everybookisafullmeal.Allthewayfromtheappetizertothedessert,sothatyoucomeawayfeelingthatyou'vehadanexperience...andattheendyouhavethatsatisfied,fullfeeling."BeforeLaurellK.Hamiltonmadeafull-timecareerofblood,guts,murder,andmayhem,shehadmorehumanepursuits--shevolunteeredatananimalshelterwheresheplayedwithunwantedpets.Inourinterview,Hamiltonsharedsomefunandfascinatingfactsaboutherselfwithus:"Iamincrediblystubborn.TellingmeIcannotdosomething,especiallyifyoucitethefactthatIamagirl,willmakemewanttodoitmoreanddoitbetter.""Iamnotmycharacters.Wehavesomeofthesametraitsincommon,butweareverydifferentpeople.""Everythinginspiresme.Gettingupinthemorning,walkingthedogs,watchingamusicvideo.Inspirationcomesfromeverywhere.""Iloveanimals.Iownfourdogs,twoofwhomarerescues.Infact,Jimmyiswithusbecausetheyweregoingtogashimifwedidn'ttakehimwithus.Asanolderdoghischancesoffindingahomewerefairlyslim.Buthehasbeenawonderfuladditiontoourhome.""Ilikespendingtimewithmyfamilyandfriends.SomethingIoftenfeelIdonotdoenoughof.Butthereareonlysomanyhoursinaday.""Iliketoreadotherpeople'sworks.IlovereadingcozyorhistoricalmysterieswhenIcan.""Ienjoyinteractingwithfansatplannedpublicevents.Ienjoytalkingtothemandhavemetmanywonderfulpeople."AlsoKnownAs:LaurellKayeKlein(birthname)Hometown:St.Louis,MissouriDateofBirth:二月19,1963PlaceofBirth:HeberSprings,ArkansasEducation:B.A.,MarionCollegeWebsite:http://www.laurellkhamilton.org/
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