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HOUSES WITHOUT DOORS (SIGNED)

Straub, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0525249249 / ISBN 13: 9780525249245
Editore: Dutton, New York, 1990
Condizione: Fine Rilegato
Da Kathleen Simpson (Simi Valley, CA, U.S.A.)

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A 358 page collection of 13 short stories by the author of Mystery and Koko. SIGNED by the author on the title page. First edition, first printing. Crease on inside flap of dust jacket. Dust jacket is enclosed in a clear mylar cover. Book will be carefully packed and shipped in a box. Codice inventario libreria 8362

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Titolo: HOUSES WITHOUT DOORS (SIGNED)

Casa editrice: Dutton, New York

Data di pubblicazione: 1990

Legatura: Hard Cover

Condizione libro:Fine

Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine

autografato: Signed by Author

Edizione: First Edition

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These psychic and horror fictions--seven of them short-shorts--reveals Straub at his spellbinding best. Two tales (first installments of his Blue Rose trilogy), are linked to Koko and Mystery and exactingly probe the consequences of boyhood clashes with evil. In "Blue Rose," sadistic Harry Beevers, 10, hypnotizes and destroys his younger brother; the tale leaps ahead to the ironic verdict in Harry's court-martial for wreaking atrocities in Vietnam. In the outstanding "The Juniper Tree," a novelist relives a harrowing, seductive summer when, at age seven, he was sexually molested in a movie house by drifter Stan, a seedy Alan Ladd lookalike. "The Buffalo Hunter" fastidiously chronicles the fixations of a 35-year-old who numbs his fear of women by sucking his coffee and cognac from baby bottles. In the ambitious gothic thriller/academic spoof "Mrs. God," a fatuous professor is lured to a creepy English mansion crammed with grisly secrets to research the papers of his poet ancestress; dead babies provide a subtheme. Wry and riveting, "A Short Guide to the City" fuses and parodies two genres: the self-congratulatory tourist blurb with a news alert on the "viaduct killer."

About the Author:

Peter Straub is a New York Times bestselling author, most famous for his work in the horror genre being honored as a grand master at the 1998 World Horror Convention. He has won the World Fantasy Award for Koko (1989), and the Bram Stoker Award for his novels The Throat (1993), Mr. X.(1999) and Lost Boy, Lost Girl (2003) as well as for his collection of short stories, 5 Stories (2007). He lives in New York City.

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Modern Fiction and Mystery. New and used. Many signed. For further information, please contact me at 805-582-0162.

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