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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Known For

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

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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:

Red. London: Headline, 1995. [novel] See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dallas Mayr
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Personal Quote:

[re his novel "The Lost"] Everyone in the book is lost to some degree. Even the poor cat. But when I conceived it, I was thinking about those kids in that ear who fell between the cracks, who neither went to war nor to college, and what an open, empty world was left to them. That, and how lost the entire era was. And again, you're right: loss is the entire theme. Nobody wins in this book. Even ... See more »

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His handsome face has often been compared with that of Willem Dafoe. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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