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A Dark Matter - Peter Straub
A Dark Matter
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2.96 115
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780385516389 (038551638X)
Publisher: Doubleday
Pages no: 397
Edition language: English
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Inklings rated it
Lee Harwell is a writer with writer's block and a detective's need to uncover just what happened to his wife and her friends in a meadow in the 1960's. There was a guru, a ritual, and, at the end of the night, a dismembered body. Harwell's wife, Lee Truax, has been obstinately silent about the event...
But Who'll Sarah Fee?
But Who'll Sarah Fee? rated it
Ever since I started buying ebooks online, I've been forgetting to actually look inside the physical book I'm buying from the physical bookstore before I get home. Stupid mistake.My tipping point was when the main character said that he was an author and therefore notices the words people use and do...
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On Books rated it
I keep thinking I'd like Straub. I've tried to read one other of his books but just didn't get into that one. I'm going to try again but A Dark Matter was not that good. A Dark Matter is narrated by Lee Harwell who is an author and was pushed to write a nonfiction story, so he decides on a series ...
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All the Time in the World rated it
3.0 A Dark Matter
Why is it that none of Peter Straub's books has ever been wholly satisfying? I've always been a little frustrated by his novels, even the one that made him famous (Ghost Story.) I think thus far Shadowland has come the closest to indelibility (is that even a word?) for me - but I thought this one ...
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Book Candy rated it
3.0 A Dark Matter
I'd give it maybe 3 1/2... The story wasn't the intriguing part, what hooked me was the tone and descriptive voice Straub used to tell it. I wish I wasn't so puzzled by it all because I was left with a feeling of 'did I miss something?' I enjoyed the flow that had me lost in the strange event the bo...
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