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Published June 1st 1977 by Pocket
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Adam K.
Since I don't think anybody has written a review of this for Goodreads, I figured maybe I should, although I don't have too much to say. I enjoy Straub's prose style. While this is pre-horror, mainstream literature stuff, we see a lot of the constructions, wit, and insightful writing typical of Straub. It's never boring to me, and Straub cares about his characters. While Owen's philandering and adultery in themselves are reprehensible, Straub writes him, the woman, Joanie, and Morgan in a way th ...more
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Peter Straub was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on 2 March, 1943, the first of three sons of a salesman and a nurse. The salesman wanted him to become an athlete, the nurse thought he would do well as either a doctor or a Lutheran minister, but all he wanted to do was to learn to read.

When kindergarten turned out to be a stupefyingly banal disappointment devoted to cutting animal shapes out of heavy
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