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Black House: A Novel - Peter Straub, Stephen King
Black House: A Novel
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The bestselling collaboration between bestselling authors Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a small American town held in the grip of unspeakable evil—and the spectacular follow-up to the classic The Talisman. Twenty years ago, a boy named Jack Sawyer traveled to a parallel... show more
The bestselling collaboration between bestselling authors Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a small American town held in the grip of unspeakable evil—and the spectacular follow-up to the classic The Talisman. Twenty years ago, a boy named Jack Sawyer traveled to a parallel universe called the Territories to save his mother and her “Twinner” from an agonizing death that would have brought cataclysm to the other world. Now Jack is a retired Los Angeles homicide detective living in the nearly nonexistent hamlet of Tamarack, Wisconsin. He has no recollection of his adventures in the Territories, and he was compelled to leave the police force when a happenstance event threatened to awaken those long suppressed and dangerous memories.     When a series of gruesome murders occur in western Wisconsin that are reminiscent of those committed several decades earlier, Jack’s buddy, the local chief of police, begs Jack to help find the killer. But are these new killings merely the work of a disturbed individual, or has a mysterious and malignant force been unleashed in this quiet town? What causes Jack’s inexplicable waking dreams—if that is what they are—of robins’ eggs and red feathers? As these cryptic messages becomes impossible to ignore, Jack is drawn back to the Territories and to his own hidden past.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781451694925 (145169492X)
Publisher: Scribner
Pages no: 672
Edition language: English
Series: The Talisman (#2)
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LittleBookCove
LittleBookCove rated it
5.0
From page one, through to the final sentence, this book had me Hooked! Jack sawyer is now a man, and a sexy one at that. "Black House" is the second collaboration between King and Straub, and is the sequel to their first novel, "The Talisman".If you've read Talisman and if you're one of King's Const...
JacobScott
JacobScott rated it
2.0 Czarny Dom
Rozpoczynając przygodę z "Czarnym Domem" nastawiłem się na frajdę równą (lub jeszcze większą) jaką miałem czytając "Talizman". Niestety zawiodłem się. Nie znalazłem w niej tak magicznego klimatu fantastycznej przygody jak w części pierwszej. Zamiast tego przytłoczyła mnie chaotyczność i nierealność ...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
3.0
Audio version. I remember the first time I read this, I found the style of the narration incredibly irritating. If this had not been a Stephen King story, I'd have abandoned it before finishing the first chapter. But it *is* SK, and more importantly, the sequel to The Talisman. So I had to finish it...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
3.0 Black House
Audio version. I remember the first time I read this, I found the style of the narration incredibly irritating. If this had not been a Stephen King story, I'd have abandoned it before finishing the first chapter. But it *is* SK, and more importantly, the sequel to The Talisman. So I had to finish it...
Booklog
Booklog rated it
4.0 Black House
Much better as a collaborative effort than the Talisman, and in my opinion eclipses the original. This story is much darker and more grounded in our world. As a result, it feels less like fantasy, though it has elements, and more like a crime-story. And a frightening one at that. Charles Burnsid...
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