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Peter Straub

4.02 of 5 Votes: 1
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American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from the 1940's Until Now (Library of America #197) (2009)
3.94 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I got this book out of the library recently, and realized about a story in that I'd already read it a few years ago. However, even knowing that, I couldn't help but read it over again. That's how good it is. Almost every single story is a winner---stories that have that strang...
A Special Place: The Heart of a Dark Matter (2009)
3.33 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I really, really want to like Peter Straub, but I made it midway through this little novella, thinking "well this is not great but not the worst thing I've ever read| and then got a nice description of boys molesting each other, complete with a drizzle of semen. Nope. NOPE NOPE N...
Um Lugar Especial (2009)
3.33 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: It's the kind of book that makes me wish I could give half stars. This book deserve half a star for the following reasons: 1. The font is clear2. The paper printed on is the usual paperback paper - ordinary but functional and lovely on its own. 3. The page numbers and page breaks...
Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine: An Eshort (2014)
2.56 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: DO NOT READ THIS BOOK! I picked this novella up from the local library, thinking I might read it because of author Peter Straub's reputation as a horror writer (thinking Stephen King or Dean Koontz). Well, after only two pages I was HORRIFIED alright! This book is straight porn. ...
The Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine (2011)
2.57 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: No, I didn't understand the ending, either. But, oh well. Sometimes the quality of a journey makes up for a lack of destination. THE BALLAD OF BALLARD AND SANDRINE is the kind of storytelling I associate with David Lynch. It's dreamy, atmospheric, bizarre, creepy, and, freque...
The Green Woman (2010)
3.07 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This book is an original graphic novel from Vertigo comics and was written by the veteran horror novelist Peter Straub with Michael Easton who is the writer of the Soul Stealer trilogy. The painted art is from illustrator JohnBolton whose work I know from other Vertigo books such...
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