Coupon
The Intruder (Valancourt 20th Century Classics)
by Charles Beaumont and Roger Corman


Overview - The Supreme Court has ordered an end to racially segregated schools, and folks in the predominantly white Southern town of Caxton are prepared grudgingly to comply with the ruling. At least until Adam Cramer, a handsome and smooth-talking young man, arrives in town and begins to make incendiary speeches and stoke the flames of racial prejudice.  Read more...

 
In Stock.

This item is Non-Returnable.
FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 9 copies from $14.98
 
 
 

More About The Intruder (Valancourt 20th Century Classics) by Charles Beaumont; Roger Corman
 
 
 
Overview
The Supreme Court has ordered an end to racially segregated schools, and folks in the predominantly white Southern town of Caxton are prepared grudgingly to comply with the ruling. At least until Adam Cramer, a handsome and smooth-talking young man, arrives in town and begins to make incendiary speeches and stoke the flames of racial prejudice. But Cramer is not what he seems. Who is he really, and what is the sinister truth behind his agenda? As tensions build and violence flares, it all leads to an explosive and disturbing conclusion
As compelling and relevant today as when first published, Charles Beaumont's "The Intruder" (1959) has lost none of its power to shock, and modern readers will find Cramer's bigoted rhetoric eerily familiar in light of today's civil rights debates. Beaumont (1929-1967), better known for his "Twilight Zone" scripts and his weird and brilliant short fiction, earned widespread acclaim for this novel, which was adapted for a controversial 1962 film by director Roger Corman, who contributes a new introduction to this edition.
"An excellent novel that makes the skin crawl with fear and anticipation ... Recommended." - "Library Journal"
"Lean, muscular prose ... a plot that moves from crisis to crisis with ominous terror ... memorably convincing." - "Saturday Review"
"Tautly and even excitingly written ... the situations do not develop so much as explode." - "New York Times Book Review"


This item is Non-Returnable.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781941147856
  • ISBN-10: 1941147852
  • Publisher: Valancourt Books
  • Publish Date: June 2015
  • Page Count: 302
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 0.68 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.73 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Fiction > Classics
Books > Fiction > Thrillers - General
Books > Fiction > Thrillers - Suspense

 
BAM Customer Reviews