Books: Carnography

FIRST BLOOD by DAVID MORRELL 252 pages. Evans. $5.95.

Civilization has lately presented us with the meat movie, the kind in which we pay to see meat fly off someone's head as he is shotgunned. Now here is the meat novel.

Two men. Rambo, the Kid; Teasle, the Cop. Rambo hitchhiking, Teasle rodding him on to the edge of town. But Rambo doesn't shuffle down the road. Instead (the reader is cold and sure as the adrenaline shoots: oh, man, it will come ...) he walks back into town. A second time: the Cop, the Kid, back to the edge of town. And...

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