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Headhunter

Postby raasnio » Sun Feb 28, 2010 10:43 pm

Discuss the novel Headhunter with fellow Sladists...
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so... I finally finished it

Postby chaos-consultants » Sat May 15, 2010 4:03 am

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Postby e_taylor » Sun May 16, 2010 11:35 am

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preffered text

Postby chaos-consultants » Sun May 16, 2010 3:29 pm

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Postby Mbwun » Sun May 16, 2010 4:02 pm

As far as I know, the only UK versions of HEADHUNTER that are different from the US (or Canadian) versions, are these two:

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All the subsequent versions are the same as the North American printings.

From what I understand, all the flashbacks are together at the beginning of the novel in the above two versions, with a little bit extra in there re: Sparky's time in South America.

I am dying to read that missing passage, as I recall Steely once posting that it was while he was reading that particular bit from the book, the hair stood up on the back of his neck, and he was instantly turned into a Slade fan. If I recall correctly, he once chastised Slade for allowing it to be removed from the subsequent printings, when the flashbacks got dispersed throughout the novel.

But alas, Steely never got around to scanning the section and emailing it to me, and no one here who has said they would scan their books and send me the scans has gotten around to it.

It sure would be nice if scans of that section were made available on the website so that people could read that part that was removed.

*** hint, hint, hint ***

Oh, and I've noticed that the Star paperback cover (pictured above) is missing from the HEADHUNTER drawer in The Morgue.
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scan of section

Postby chaos-consultants » Sun May 16, 2010 4:06 pm

If you have page numbers or a way to help me find it, I can try to scan it from my UK pb
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Postby Mbwun » Sun May 16, 2010 4:16 pm

The thread I started about it seems to have disappeared from the board. Slade explained where it was in that thread, but I've forgotten the specifics of it.
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Slade's reply

Postby chaos-consultants » Sun May 16, 2010 4:23 pm

I guess we'll wait for Slade to reply then !!

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Postby Mbwun » Sun May 16, 2010 4:51 pm

I guess we have no choice, due to my crumby memory. LOL

By the way, thanks for your offer to scan the page(s) for me.
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brain lapse

Postby chaos-consultants » Sun May 16, 2010 5:04 pm

If you can give me a little bit more description of the passage as you remember it - we're talking flashbacks at the start right? Then I can try to find it
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Postby Mbwun » Sun May 16, 2010 5:11 pm

I think it has something to do with a scene that takes place in a plane, but I'm not absolutely positive about that.
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Flashback

Postby chaos-consultants » Mon May 24, 2010 11:50 pm

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Re: Flashback

Postby e_taylor » Tue May 25, 2010 1:06 am

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textual editions

Postby chaos-consultants » Tue May 25, 2010 1:39 am

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