Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Spaghetti Western Essential Library

Author: Howard Hughes
Paperback: 106 pages
Publisher: Pocket Essentials 8 May 2000, revised edition May 2009
Language English
ISBN-13: 978-1-84243-303-4

This is a great little primer for the Spaghetti Western genre. Hughes briskly covers the key films in chronological order, adding informative notes to each review and ending the slim volume with a useful bibliography and website guide. Also included is a chapter on Spaghetti Western soundtracks. All-in-all, an ideal introduction by an author who knows his stuff. One of the best titles in this compact series. A must for the novice and those not completely familiar with all the genre’s offerings. The revised edition show will be available in May of this year.

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