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A Special Place: The Heart of a Dark Matter
A Special Place: The Heart of a Dark Matter by Peter Straub 1605981028 9781605981024
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A Special Place: The Heart of a Dark Matter by Peter Straub

A Special Place , Peter Straub?s first published novella, will come to stand as one of the author?s mostdeeply unsettling works of fiction. A rumination on the nature of evil, the story centers on a boy, Keith Hayward, who is drawn by his nature to an irresistible fascination with death and the taking of life. Hisfather?s brother, the good-looking, suave Uncle Till?the infamous ladykiller, who has led a shadowycareer as a local celebrity?recognizes his nephew?s innermost nature and gleefully tutors him in art ofdoing ill without getting caught. Even a cold-blooded sociopath must learn some lessons in survival, in seems, and Uncle Till is onlyhappy to provide a tutorial, in the latest imaginative and disturbing work from one of Americas mostcelebrated horror writers.

Author: Peter Straub

Language: English

Edition: Reprint

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 136

Publisher: Pegasus Books

Publication Date: 2010-07-20

Our Price: $5.22

ISBN: 1605981028

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