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Deadfall Hotel - Steve Rasnic Tem
Deadfall Hotel
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Think of it as the vacation resort of the collective unconscious. With the powerful prose that has earned him awards and accolades, Steve Rasnic Tem explores the roots of fear and society’s fascination with things horrific, using the many-layered metaphor of the Deadfall Hotel. Drawing... show more
Think of it as the vacation resort of the collective unconscious. With the powerful prose that has earned him awards and accolades, Steve Rasnic Tem explores the roots of fear and society’s fascination with things horrific, using the many-layered metaphor of the Deadfall Hotel. Drawing inspiration from literary touchstones John Gardner and Peter Straub, Tem elegantly delves into the dark corners of the human spirit. There he finds not only our fears, but ultimately our hopes.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781907992834 (1907992839)
ASIN: 1907992839
Publisher: Solaris
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it
4.0 Deadfall Hotel
I stumbled backward into this book through Blood Kin, Tem's most recent novel. The book caught my eye at the bookstore, but I saw that the mighty praise I saw on the cover referred to Deadfall Hotel, Tem's previous novel, so I figured that might be the best place to start. I'm glad I did, because I ...
Konnici na Liriite - Chevalier Du Lys
Konnici na Liriite - Chevalier Du Lys rated it
3.0 Deadfall Hotel
This was (un)interesting book... it took me so much too read due to the lack of interest of the first two chapters... after that it was a ride but never an interesting. A duality of opinions within my being with no true wining. The story is simple.. the ordeal through which a man and its child must ...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0
This is really a story about loss and the human condition.Told in six parts, this story relates the journey of a family trying to get over the lost of a mother. Tem has a dark tone, but it is a different dark tone than that which is usually found in horror. It is gothic, but somehow, in someway, h...
FrancesKR
FrancesKR rated it
...a dog actually ate a third of the page out of this book. Page 26/27, for what it's worth.That said, I'm liking it so far.
target acquired
target acquired rated it
2.0
a favorite fantasy: i inherit a sprawling and eerie mansion, preferably on a cliff or overlooking a lake, somewhere remote. it can be populated by eccentric characters but preferably it will be virtually empty. i spend most of my days exploring the various rooms, discovering passageways, musing on t...
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