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Rick Moody's novel, The Four Fingers of Death

Monday, August 02, 2010

Rick Moody talks about his ninth book, The Four Fingers of Death. Set in the year 2025, it tells the story of a downtrodden writer who lands himself a job writing a novelization of a 1963 B-movie horror classic. The B-movie, "The Crawling Hand," is about a mission to Mars gone awry.

Guests:

Rick Moody

Comments [1]

Wendy Menard from Brooklyn, NY 11215

My jaw dropped when Rick mentioned 'The Crawling Hand' which was a favorite of mine and my 7th grade best friend back in the 70's. He described the film as 'truly execrable' - so true - it was so bad, even Mystery Science Theater never picked it up, and I have yet to see it appear on one of my 800 cable channels. I can't wait to read the book!

Aug. 02 2010 01:14 PM

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