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Shadowland This Tale Of Supernatural Horror From The Author Of Koko , The Talisman And Mr X Concerns Two Boys At A New England Boarding School Del Introduces Tom To His World Of Magic Tricks But At Shadowland Del S Uncle S Lakeside Estate Their Hobby Suddenly Takes On Much Sinister Tones


10 thoughts on “Shadowland

  1. says:

    This book I read when I was a teenager It is a fantastic book by a literary great.Finished reading it again recently while I was away I enjoyed it again Five stars.


  2. says:

    Peter Straub came to prominence in 1979 with Ghost Story, an old fashioned spooky ghost tale which I wasn t really a fan of though I appreciate it A year later, in 1980, he published Shadowland, a coming of age novel which can be classified as dark fantasy with horror eleme


  3. says:

    This book is severely weird I have a lot of thoughts Review coming soon.


  4. says:

    Revisited ReviewI really enjoy this kind of horror Shadowland has an elaborate build up, and the reader invests quite a bit in the story before things start going awry This means that you actually do care about what happens next There s also a very real world feel to the events, however bizarr


  5. says:

    I could only make it through half this book before I just had to quit Another Straub novel that did not work for me.


  6. says:

    It s been a long time since I ve read anything by Peter Straub I loved his earlier novel Julia and its accompanying 1970 s film adaptation starring Mia Farrow, but often I have trouble finding his books for sale, and I get distracted into buying something else I m glad I decided to buy a copy of Shadowland While


  7. says:

    I really a fish walks by eating a taco want to like this tiiiiin rooof book but rusted I just get sidetracked once there was a mouse and a squirrel, but that was a long time ago just kept getting distracted a taco walks by eating a fish by the trippy dream sequences the sound of a thousand mute voices saying nothing and r


  8. says:

    Some of the surreal moments, as well as the occasional switches in narratives, made this book a little hard to follow at times, but there IS a reason I gave this book five stars it was terrific It s not the all out horror fest that the cover of the 1980 s paperback promised, but there were some truly gruesome scenes towards the cli


  9. says:

    Not sure what happened here, although I suspect it was the case of success bloat Straub s first ventures into supernatural If You Could See Me Now and Julia were lean, mean thriller thrilling machines Shadowland must be where he veered off into the prolixity of later years I had such high expectations for this book based not only on how much


  10. says:

    During the extremely unsatisfying experience of reading Lev Grossman s The Magicians , I kept thinking of how much better Straub s treatment of similar themes was, so literally the minute I finished The Magicians I went to my bookshelf and picked out this book to re read With it s nods to everything from Grimm s Fairy Tales to Hans Christian Andersen t


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