New Stephen Thrower book on Jess Franco

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  1. Angelman

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    I’m 15 pages in to the book. Not sure this is a necessary buy. Thrower is so exhaustive and the book coming in August promises to be a scholarly look at Jess’ Films. This one is neither, just kind of a look we’ve seen before, so far.
     
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    Thanks for the feedback. It's greatly appreciated. I will probably skip this book. The other one you listed releasing in August is nearly double the length of this one. Between that & the Stephen Thrower book, fans will be much better taken care of.
     
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    The Franco Vol 1 script book arrived today from Spain. Really happy with this purchase. Mid section of the book has photos and Jess’ handwritten notes on a script. Will be curious to read the scripts. Nice, quality paperback.
     
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    Volume 2 of Thrower's Franco book, Standard and Special edition. Have at it:

    https://strangeattractor.greedbag.com/buy/flowers-of-perversion/

    I went Special edition, obviously.

    edit: It also appears a reprint is coming late this year for Vol. 1. Good news for those who missed it first time around and didn't want to pay scalper prices.
     
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    Thanks for the link Angelman. For the small price difference I got the limited edition as well. I saw the limited version of Murderous Passions on Ebay for $600.00.
     
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    Awesome. Yeah - there's a few on Amazon for $500. While the nerd collector in me likes the idea of my book being "worth" that, I much prefer the book be available to people who want to read/support Franco, Thrower and a small press.
     
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    I missed out on Volume One, so I'm very happy about the reprint. Any idea when the reprint is getting released?
     
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    “Early 2019 in full color” it says on their site.
     
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    I only purchased the standard edition of Murderous Passions but when I see even copies of that selling for over $150 I figured it can't hurt to get the limited edition of the new book. Especially since the price wasn't much more.
     
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    I've got the Collector's Edition of Vol.1 and pre-ordered the Collector's Edition of Vol.2, but will definitely be double-dipping on the reprint of Vol.1 when it comes out simply for the fact of the photos being re-printed in colour since the original pressing was just black and white!
     
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    The limited edition showed up today. Looking forward to checking it out. Also have the regular edition on order (since September 2017).
     
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    My limited edition arrived today, beautiful package with some fun extras. Time to dig in!
     
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    The expanded color edition of vol 1 is up - I bought the limited (only 40) package.
     
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    I'm not sure if they overprinted the second volume, Flowers of Perversion, or if there simply isn't any interest in the title. Amazon has reduced the price to $22.38.

    Also Thank you for the heads up. I also purchsed the limited package for Murderous Passions.
     
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    Same here.
     
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    I bought the Volume 1 limited to 100 edition just now.
     
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    Got a dispatch confirmation this morning from Strange Attractor for Murderous Passions.
     
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