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Black House

2 Ratings: 3.5
A book by Stephen King

In the seemingly paradisal Wisconsin town of French Landing, small distortions disturb the beauty: a talking crow, an old man obeying strange internal marching orders, a house that is both there and not quite there. And roaming the town is a terrible … see full wiki

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Author: Stephen King
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: Random House
2 reviews about Black House
review by . August 11, 2010
   This book had moments of pure brilliance. Some of the sequences in the book were downright creepy. However some other parts were kind of bogged down. Like the entire storyline with the crooked newspaper reporter was a little overplayed. I have nothing against Peter Straub, but I am used to reading just Stephen King books... Lets just say I am a little biased. I couldnt help but see a lot of Straub in this book and not so much King, However, the Dark Tower references were great. With …
review by . October 01, 2001
It's been about 20 years since I read (and thoroughly enjoyed) "The Talisman", and I always wished that the authors would do a sequel. Now my wish has been granted (sort of), and I have enjoyed this new book by two well-known authors of the genre. The story line is quite well done, and the characters, even the relatively minor ones, are well drawn. The plot, once it gets into gear, moves along briskly, and you get caught up in the excitement of it all. Once again, we see a connection between this …
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