Diabolique: Ain’t That a Kick in the Head

On Diabolique, I’m delivering a kick to the head and reviewing Brainquake, a completely lunatic pulp novel written by completely lunatic film director Samuel Fuller. It was unpublished in English until Hard Case Crime found themselves in possession of the original manuscript and decided to bring the madness to the world.

Know what Samuel Fuller was doing right before he sat down to write Brainquake, and you can better understand why Brainquake turned out as bizarre as it did — aside, that is, from simply being a product of the mind of Samuel Fuller, which was fertile soil for the strange and sublime.

Full article: Ain’t That a Kick in the Head: Samuel Fuller’s Pulp Potboiler Brainquake