Interior Darkness: Selected Stories

Interior Darkness: Selected Stories

by Peter Straub

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Overview

Peter Straub, an American icon of horror, explores the deepest, shadow-filled corners of his imagination. Straub's world is made up of damaged people—from the righteous to the depraved, from the working class to the wealthy.
 
No one and no place is safe from the darkness that he reveals. In “Blue Rose,” an adolescent sociopath inflicts secret violence on his younger brother; in “Mr Clubb and Mr. Cuff,” a stern estate lawyer hires a pair of "Private Detectives Extraordinaire" to investigate and seek revenge on his unfaithful wife; and in “The Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine,” a man and his much younger lover explore their decadent and increasingly sinister fantasies aboard a luxurious yacht on the remotest stretch of the Amazon River. Interior Darkness is a thrilling and terrifying testament to Straub's unparalleled contribution to the world of horror.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101971222
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/21/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

PETER STRAUB is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen novels, most recently A Dark Matter. In the Night Room and Lost Boy, Lost Girl are winners of the Bram Stoker Award, as is his collection 5 Stories. Straub is the editor of numerous anthologies, including the two-volume The American Fantastic Tale from the Library of America. He lives in Brooklyn.

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

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