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3.23 of 5 stars 3.23  ·  rating details  ·  56 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Still Life is a darkly shining gem of mystery, terror, and Indian magic.
Mass Market Paperback, 247 pages
Published 1989 by Corgi (first published 1985)
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Matthew Galloway
I think that I'd have realized this was a Tepper book when I got to the last quarter even if I'd not known E.E. Horlak was her pseudonym. It's got that characteristic far left turn many of her books take near the end.

There are a few chills in this book (though for me they are mostly of the what all this could imply kind, rather than what is on the page) and some cultural anthropology of the old kind. I enjoyed the relationships of some of the characters, though I think the central one in the bo
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Arlene Allen
Before Ms. Tepper decided she was against the genre she wrote some of the best short horror novels. They had a huge amount of heart, and made the reader really care about the characters - no stereotypical dumb "let's go in the haunted house even though we're going to die" types. I miss her writing from before she went all heavy handed feminist/message/social commentary. She has an enormous imagination.
Otto Thebierdude
Sherri S. Tepper - one of my most favorite authors. This book does not disappoint.
Claire (Roonblah)
Mar 12, 2011 Claire (Roonblah) rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: fans of contemporary urban fantasy/paranormal fantasy
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