Julia

Julia

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by Peter Straub, J.K. Potter, T.M. Wright
     
 

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In a house in London a woman starts a new life, trying to put tragedy behind her. Then a pretty blonde child runs into view, bringing with her an inexplicable suggestion of evil. A classic psychological/supernatural horror novel with stunning photographs by J.K. Potter, this is Peter Straub's first horror novel, here presented in its first ever signed, slipcased,

Overview

In a house in London a woman starts a new life, trying to put tragedy behind her. Then a pretty blonde child runs into view, bringing with her an inexplicable suggestion of evil. A classic psychological/supernatural horror novel with stunning photographs by J.K. Potter, this is Peter Straub's first horror novel, here presented in its first ever signed, slipcased, limited edition.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Peter Straub is a national treasure.” —Lawrence Block 

“An extraordinarily gripping and tantalizing read.” —New Statesman
 
“A crazy-quilt of horror.” —Milwaukee Journal
 
“Genuinely frightening.”—Chicago Tribune
 
“I haven’t read anything that so terrifyingly evoked the presence of evil and supernatural threat since The Exorcist. Julia may be better.” —The Buffalo News
 
“Haunting, in every sense of the word.”—Robert Bloch, author of Psycho

“You expect the horrifying in the fiction of Peter Straub . . . and you get it.” —The New York Times 

“[Straub] is a master at blurring the supernatural, the real-world-scary, and the monsters in your psyche.” —The Plain Dealer

“Not since Edgar Allan Poe has an author taken such liberties with his readers’ nerves.” —Cosmopolitan

“Straub is the master of subtle, smoldering dread.” —People

“Straub well understands the dark recesses of the psyche where the personal demons dwell.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Peter Straub is a fine storyteller.” —The Washington Post

“When Peter Straub turns on all his jets, no one in the scream factory can equal him.” —Stephen King

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781613470619
Publisher:
Centipede Press
Publication date:
10/11/2016
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books. His many accolades include multiple Bram Stoker Awards, most recently for his novel A Dark Matter; the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers award; and Life Achievement awards from the Horror Writers Association and the World Fantasy Awards. Straub was the editor of the two-volume Library of America anthology American Fantastic Tales. He lives in New York City.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York City
Date of Birth:
March 2, 1943
Place of Birth:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Education:
B.A. in English, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1965; M.A., Columbia University, 1966
Website:
http://www.peterstraub.net