Horror Hospital Unplugged

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Juno Books, 1996 - Art - 256 pages
In Horror Hospital Unplugged, well-known cutting-edge author Dennis Cooper and notorious artist Keith Mayerson collaborate to bring us the dark, but hilarious story of Trevor Machine: a twenty-something, gay-but-sexually-confused lead singer for an L.A. Indy band on its way to fame and fortune. Inspired by the story "Horror Hospital" from Cooper's story collection Wrong, the book chronicles Trevor's adventures and struggles with love, sex, the music industry and a spiritual visitation from the ghost of River Phoenix.

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Acclaimed novelist Cooper delivered a powerful commentary on the recording industry as well as an ode to youthful sexual ambivalence in this narrative (first published as a short story in Wrong, Grove ... Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Dennis Cooper is the author of the George Miles Cycle, an interconnected sequence of five novels: "Closer", "Frisk", "Try", "Guide", and "Period". His other works include "My Loose Thread"; "The Sluts", winner of France's Prix Sade and the Lambda Literary Award; "God, Jr."; "Wrong"; "The Dream Police"; and "Ugly Man". He divides his time between Los Angeles and Paris.

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