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Mr. X
Автор:
Straub Peter
Дата добавления:
2013-12-03
Язык книги:
English
Кол-во страниц:
132

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Every year on his birthday, Ned Dunstan is cursed with visions of horror committed by a savage figure he calls 'Mr. X.' This year, Ned's visions will become flesh and blood.  A dreadful premonition brings Ned home to find his mother on her deathbed. She reveals the never-before-disclosed name of his father and warns him of grave danger. Driven by a desperate sense of need, Ned explores his dark past and the astonishing legacy of his kin. Accused of violent crimes he has not committed and pursued by a shadowy twin, Ned enters a hidden world of ominous mysteries, where he must confront his deepest nightmares. . . . ______________ Since the publication of Koko in 1988, Straub has specialized in macabre mysteries dense with the details of small-town life and cast with ordinary...

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Mr. X :
Every year on his birthday, Ned Dunstan is cursed with visions of horror committed by a savage figure he calls 'Mr. X.' This year, Ned's visions will become flesh and blood.  A dreadful premonition brings Ned home to find his mother on her deathbed. She reveals the never-before-disclosed name of his father and warns him of grave danger. Driven by a desperate sense of need, Ned explores his dark past and the astonishing legacy of his kin. Accused of violent crimes he has not committed and pursued by a shadowy twin, Ned enters a hidden world of ominous mysteries, where he must confront his deepest nightmares. . . . ______________ Since the publication of Koko in 1988, Straub has specialized in macabre mysteries dense with the details of small-town life and cast with ordinary people who find that the extraordinary crimes they investigate raise doubts about their own moral integrity. In this bravura new outing, he returns to his horror roots, lacing an ingenious w
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