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The Hephaestus plague.

by Page, Thomas

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.P138 He, PS3566.A335 He
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5431755M
ISBN 100399111840
LC Control Number73078646
OCLC/WorldCa741161

View all covers for The Hephaestus Plague (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews Review by Lester del Rey () in Worlds of If, March-April , reprinted in:Adaptations: Bug. Information on the first book of the Iliad of Homer. To repay the indignity Chryses has suffered, Apollo, the mouse god, rains arrows of plague on the Greek forces for 9 s do spread plague, so the association between a divine mouse function and delivering plague makes sense, even if the Greeks weren't completely aware of the connection.

Bantam, A very good plus paperback. Corner and edge wear. Sticker on cover. 1st bantam edition. The Hephaestus Plague / Thomas Page () - Paperback Book - Bantam Edition. $ Free shipping. The Plague by Albert Camus (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping! Details about The Hephaestus Plague Paperback Book! Horror! 5 Printing The Hephaestus Plague Paperback Book! Horror! 5 Printing Item Information Seller Rating: % positive.

Hephaestus, Greek god of fire. According to myth, Hephaestus was born lame and was cast from heaven in disgust by his mother, Hera, and again by his father, Zeus, after a family was brought back to Olympus by Dionysus and was one of the only gods to have returned after exile. A blacksmith and craftsman, Hephaestus made weapons and military equipment for the . From my haunted bookshelves paperback in very good condition for its age. Cover has mild edge wear/light crease only. Binding is solid. All inside pages in great shape. Vintage editions are surprisingly hard to find, but I really enjoy having older printings with a history of their5/5(K).


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The Hephaestus Plague was made into a major motion picture inBUG, co-written by famous horror movie auteur William Castle and directed by Jeannot Swarc, who has written a foreword for the new Trashface edition of the book.

A wanderer by nature, Thomas has lived in Middletown Ohio, Durham North Carolina, New York City, Western /5(16). The Hephaestus Plague was made into a major motion picture inBUG, co-written by famous horror movie auteur William Castle and directed by Jeannot Swarc, who has written a foreword for the new Trashface edition of the book.

A wanderer by nature, Thomas has lived in Middletown Ohio, Durham North Carolina, New York City, Western /5(16). Get this from a library. The Hephaestus plague. [Thomas Page] -- Out of the brimstone and hellfire of the North Carolina sandhills comes a simple, deadly challenge to man's supremacy on earth: The Hephaestus Plague.

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Bug is a American horror film in Panavision, directed by Jeannot Szwarc and written by William Castle and Thomas Page, from Page's novel The Hephaestus Plague (). It was the last film Castle was involved in before his death in The film starred Bradford Dillman, Joanna Miles and Richard Gilliland.

6 External by: Charles Fox. The Hephaestus Plague In the southern United States, an earthquake opens up a chasm in the earth's crust. Soon afterwards, the peach and tobacco farmers in the area discover that a new kind of insect has emerged: a large black beetle, more than three inches long, which moves extremely slowly and is too tough to squash.

The Hephaestus Plague Thomas Page | Bantam Books | | pages. Once you crack the chitinous shell of disbelief, the Hephaestus Plague delivers a skittering, insectile variation on the animals-run-amok theme so prevalent in seventies ecological horror.

Following an anomalous earthquake in a small North Carolina town, a previously unknown type of beetle. Editions for The Hephaestus Plague: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Ha. BUT WAIT. Turns out it was a pretty decent film.

And why not. William Castle, after all. And Jeannot Szwarc directed. A pretty good bloodline. And it all came from the book we're discussing today, "The Hephaestus Plague".

Thomas Page wrote it, and also penned the screenplay. Better, I think, that the guy who wrote the book also do the screenplay/5(1). Out of the brimstone and hellfire of the North Carolina sandhills comes a simple, deadly challenge to man's supremacy on earth: The Hephaestus Plague.

Blind, black, armoured and unstoppable a fire making beetle with an amazing scientific secret. A secret that the reclusive, monomaniacal Professor Parmiter is obsessed with sharing and an insect whose biological destiny he is 4/5(1).

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Hephaestus Books. of users. Articles about Stephanie Plum Books. Hephaestus Books. Based on the book "The Hephaestus Plague" by Thomas Page, who also penned the screenplay with help from Castle, the chills start after an earthquake rocks a small community, bringing mutant roaches up from the earth.

The bugs are satisfyingly disgusting, causing fire, panic, and one hysterical death on the former "Brady Bunch" set at Paramount. The Hephaestus Plague eBook: Page, Thomas, Szwarc, Jeannot: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello. Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your address /5(7). Bug is based on The Hephaestus Plague by Thomas Page, who co-wrote the screenplay with Castle. Page would also write the documentary Spine Tingler.

The William Castle Story []. The novel has a lot of scientific jargon, but is an enjoyable read and slightly better than the movie made from : Tony Isabella. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The Hephaestus plague by Page, Thomas; 1 edition; First published in The Hephaestus plague | Open Library. THE HEPHAESTUS PLAGUE. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. The portentous but oddly compelling tale of the sudden appearance on earth's surface of a tribe of pyrotechnical subterranean cockroaches.

Named parmitera after their discoverer -- a disturbingly uncliched mad scientist -- the beasties. Mind you, I'm not saying that--the book is. And although female human characters don't figure strongly into the plot of The Hephaestus Plague, the female role in biology is central to its theme.

In fact, a female insect (fondly named Madilene by. The Hephaestus Plague by Page, Thomas A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

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Learn more. Fiction › Literary Fiction Share. This book is included with Kindle Unlimited membership Read for £ Buy Used. £ + £ delivery. Used: Very Good | /5(9).Hephaestus (/ h ɪ ˈ f iː s t ə s, h ɪ ˈ f ɛ s t ə s /; eight spellings; Greek: Ἥφαιστος Hēphaistos) is the Greek god of blacksmiths, metalworking, carpenters, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metallurgy, fire (compare, however, with Hestia), and volcanoes.

Hephaestus' Roman equivalent is Greek mythology, Hephaestus was either the son of Zeus and Hera or he was Hera's Abode: Mount Olympus.