"...a great introduction to the key themes of this much-maligned sub-genre, and one that wants you to go out and watch the films again"
--Steve Gerrard- Lecturer in Film and Media Studies, University of Wales Trinity Saint David
"Well-informed and humorous, it's a colourful overview that will gen up newbies on all the essentials, and send seasoned gorehounds scampering to YouTube to hunt obscure trailers" --SFX Magazine, October 2010
"...insightful and enjoyable, with Kerswell's enthusiasm for the subject pouring off the page" -- FrightFest E-Zine, October 2010
"it's the best resource book slasher fans can get their bloody hands on" -- Retroslashers Blog, October 2010
"Rammed with lots of info, and a fantastic, thoughtful, vibrant read for anyone who loves horror...I can't recommend it highly enough" -- Battle Royale With Cheese blog, October 2010
"With comparative ease Teenage Wasteland outperforms the competition just by the nature of its evident love for it."
-- Hudsonlee.com, October 2010
"Teenage Wasteland is the definitive book on the slasher genre yet released... a must buy for horror fans"
-- Little White Lies, October 2010
About the Author
J. A. Kerswell became obsessed by slashers as a teen. He now runs Hysteria Lives, the leading slasher website in Europe and America. He lives in Bristol. http://www.hysteria-lives.co.uk/