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Heirs of Darkness

2.67  ·  Rating details ·  9 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Unknown Binding, 248 pages
Published January 1st 1978 by Atheneum Books
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Sheila
Feb 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
It really was incredible--a great spreading octopus of a house, reaching out to surround the hillside. One almost expected to see another protuberance start to grow--a bulge of walls and windows, a swelling of siding, oozing curves of glass...

4 stars--I really liked it. When I heard Zilpha Keatley Snyder--my favorite childhood author--had written a gothic, I immediately sought out a copy. To anyone who's read one of the "gothic revival" novels from the 60s or 70s, this book will seem very famili
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Aug 20, 2007 rated it did not like it
Don't read this book! I destroyed my copy. It's about a woman who is imprisoned and raped regularly until she starts to enjoy it. Kill this book with fire.
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The recipient of three Newbery Honor Book awards for "The Egypt Game," "The Headless Cupid," and "The Witches of Worm," Zilpha Keatley Snyder began writing books for children in 1964 when her first book, "A Season of Ponies," was published. Over the course of the career she completed 43 books, mostly for children aged 9 to 13, but also including two books for young adults, four picture books for y ...more
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