Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Paperback 845: Uncle Good's Week-End Party / John Faulkner (Gold Medal 1031)

Paperback 845: Gold Medal 1031 (PBO, 1960)

Title: Uncle Good's Week-End Party
Author: John Faulkner
Cover artist: Barye Phillips

Estimated value: $20-25


Best things about this cover:

  • Try to find a creepier title/cover art pairing. Go ahead. I'll wait.
  • Uncle Good likes to watch. And smoke. And hunch. And not tuck his shirt in.
  • The funniest thing on this cover is "Faulkner."
  • MTV canceled this after one season.
  • What is "NOOT?"


Best things about this back cover:

  • I like how this cover starts, anyway.
  • Let me get this straight: I'll laugh at the side-splitting antics of an old man who rents out his own daughters? An old man who is his daughters' pimp? Or does he rent them out as clowns for children's birthday parties? Please say "B."
  • ORTA. That is all.

Page 123~

Orta June and Jewel Mae had stood up as the husbands came stumbling and crawling across the porch. Soon the husbands were thick around them.

This is like a zombie movie. But with husbands.


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Jean said...

Yeah, that sounds like a laugh riot! Creepy old guys pimping their daughters out, ha ha ha!

Michael5000 said...

Will I be able to understand what's going on if I haven't read "Cabin Road" and "Uncle Good's Girls"?

DemetriosX said...

I think we've seen a rather similar cover for another John Faulkner book, but I can't find it. Might have been some other author.

The title font is just wrong for this. Absolutely nothing about it says rednecks or hillbillies.

MangMade said...

Them thar gals, them gon' git NOOT! NEKKID!