Rambo and Me: The Story Behind the Story, an essay (The David Morrell Cultural Icon Series) by David Morrell
Approx. 8,780 words.
Published on April 20, 2012 and represented
Dystel and Goderich Literary Management.
Award-winning author David Morrell created the character of Rambo in his 1972 novel, First Blood, which has been called “the father of the modern action novel.” Rambo went on to become one of the five most recognized thriller icons, along with Sherlock Holmes and Harry Potter. In this in-depth essay, for the first time Morrell tells the full story about how the novel and Rambo were created.