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Brian McGreevy shares an excerpt from Hemlock Grove

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”It takes a rare stroke of genius to reconfigure the gothic novel within the postindustrial barrens of steel country and another entirely to upstage this conceit with a mythic and ambitious story of adolescence and alienation. Like a collaboration between Edgar Allan Poe and J. D. Salinger, this is a real emerging talent.” –Philipp Meyer, American fiction writer, author of American Rust ”In screenwriter McGreevy’s smartly constructed debut novel . . . McGreevy cleverly contemporizes the gothic novel, underlining the isolations of modern-day technology and adolescence in this engaging, though occasionally affected, literary horror novel.” —Publishers Weekly Nothing Weird About It Excerpted from Hemlock Grove: A Novel by Brian McGreevy And remember: the flesh is as sacred as it is profane. I…

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Hemlock Grove: Netflix’s gothic horrorfest returns for a second season

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While it might not get the accolades of House of Cards or the attention of Orange is the New Black, Netflix features another original series, one that takes a werewolf-sized bite out of its viewers’ appetite for horror. Call it a macabre mix of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and An American Werewolf in London—it’s Hemlock Grove, and it returns for a second season on July 11. And while the series may not have the media coverage of Netflix’s other offerings, its renewal is bloody good news for its cadre of devoted fans. The series is based on the 2012 horror/thriller novel from author Brian McGreevy. Set in the creepy, fictional town of Hemlock Grove, Pennsylvania, the story centers around Peter…

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