The House

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1999 - Fiction - 360 pages
44 Reviews
A Bram Stoker Award winner. Five strangers from across America are about to come together and open the door to a place of evil that they all call home. Inexplicably, four men and one woman are having heart-stopping nightmares revolving around the dark and forbidding houses where each of them was born. When recent terrifying events occur, they are each drawn to their identical childhood homes, only to confront a sinister supernatural presence which has pursued them all of their lives, and is now closer than ever to capturing their souls.

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It was just convoluted and hard to read. - Goodreads
I felt the ending was rushed. - Goodreads
The creepy happenings and imagery have stuck with me. - Goodreads
The ending itself was a bit weak. - Goodreads
The writing does not take away from the story. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Helena Sheibler - Goodreads

A decent yarn but it runs the risk of triggering some people.... Read full review

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User Review  - Robb Bridson - Goodreads

You can always count on Bentley Little for a thoroughly weird tale. His personal style is taking mundane things and turning them into surreal supernatural weirdness. He has a knack for making innocent ... Read full review

About the author (1999)

Bentley Little was born in Arizona a month after his mother attended the world premiere of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. He is the author of ten previous novels, including The Revelation, The Mailman, The Summoning, Death Instinct (published under the name Phillip Emmons), University, Dominion, The Ignored, The Store, The House and The Town. An acknowledged master of horror, he is currently at work on his next novel.

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