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Tree House

2.57  ·  Rating details ·  7 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Joshua was more than a bad little kid; he was evil. But nobody knew about the big oak tree in the woods or the hideous creatures that bid Joshua to kill, or about the changes in Joshua that brought him closer to being one of them.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published July 1st 1989 by Zebra
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Jayme
Jun 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: horror
I went into this book not expecting much. I've decided that my summer reading list would consist mostly of the old 80's, early 90's horror novels I spent reading during the summers when I was a kid. The book itself was well-written and was a nice change of pace from the poorly edited, self-published e-book rut I seemed to find myself. (view spoiler) ...more
James Oxyer
May 04, 2018 rated it it was ok
The idea of an 8-year-old shithead slowly becoming possessed by an evil oak tree and transforming into a murder-crazy little demon operating out of a sinister treehouse in a bizarre puberty metaphor objectively sounds amazing.

But as much as the reader begs...as much as the reader pleads...Victor Mullen is absolutely steadfast in his refusal to take the concept and run with it.

Joshua, the little demon shithead, is maybe present for 50-75 pages of the 304-page novel. Maybe. The bulk of the story
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