Jack Ketchum (1946–2018)

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Jack Ketchum published his first novel in 1980 titled "Off Season", a version of the Sawney Beane story. The novel was subsequently slated by the Village Voice as 'violent pornography' but, undeterred, the author continued to write fiction that deals with the cruelty and violence so often apparent in everyday life. Since the publication of "Off ... See full bio »

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The Woman Writer
(2011)
(2007)
XX Writer
(2017)
Darlin' Writer
(2019)

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 2019 Darlin' (based on characters created by)
 2017 XX (based on the story written by - segment "The Box")
 2013/I Olivia (Short) (writer)
 2011 Mail Order (Short) (based on the short story by)
 2011/I The Woman (based on: their novel) / (written by)
 2009 Offspring (based upon the book by) / (screenplay)
 2008 Red (novel)
 2007 The Girl Next Door (book)
 2006/II The Lost (novel)
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Other Works:

Stranglehold. London: Headline, 1995. Published in the United States as: Only Child. New York: Berkley Books, 1995. [novel] See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dallas Mayr
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Personal Quote:

People *scare me*. And what they do to one another, just for fun sometimes, is appalling. There was a guy not too long ago, a guy and a woman, whose dog wouldn't obey. So they tied him behind the car, and dragged him at thirty miles an hour until the dog was a bloody mess. So that's scary to me. See more »

Trivia:

Sold a number of early short stories under the pseudonym "Jerzy Livingston," based on the town in which he grew up, Livingston, New Jersey. See more »

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