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The House Across the Way

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Amworth College, Connecticut -- a place where the gates between our world and the Land of Faerie are thin and crumbling, a place where horrors really do lurk in the shadows, and evils in the gardens. A place where the fates of worlds really does hide within the brushstrokes of a forgotten painting.
Hardcover, 212 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Wildside Press
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mark monday
Aug 19, 2014 mark monday rated it it was amazing
Brian McNaughton is yet another lost, unsung author - a tragedy! although he did receive some recognition in his life, in the form of a World Fantasy Award for The Throne of Bones - a morbid, fascinating, beautifully written tale of corpse-eating ghouls.

The House Across the Way - despite its faerie villains - is pure horror, set in the here-and-now. in many ways it is a precursor to Connolly's Book of Lost Things and Feist's rather feeble Faerie Tale. basically the story is about a few residents
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Carpentermt
Jun 13, 2013 Carpentermt rated it it was amazing
This is the 4th of Mr. McNaughton's novels to be published by Wildside Press. Unfortunately, unlike the others, this book as far as I can tell is only available in a nice hardcover with a pretty high list price. Page count was 209, pretty slim for the cost, but is McNaughton's final novel, I think. Originally the text was published in 1982 as Satan's Surrogate; used copies of this are quite expensive in their own right and I never saw a copy. Unlike Satan's Love Child, which was a pornographic v ...more
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