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HarperCollins, 1980 - Fantasy fiction - 480 pages
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This tale of supernatural horror from the author of Koko, The Talisman and Mr X. concerns two boys at a New England boarding school. Del introduces Tom to his world of magic tricks. But at Shadowland - Del's uncle's lakeside estate - their hobby suddenly takes on much more sinister tones.

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User Review  - Carl_Alves - LibraryThing

Shadowland was one of the first horror books I read growing up (I think I may have been twelve at the time that I read it). Along with some of the early works of Stephen King, it was one of the big ... Read full review

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User Review  - SevsOnlyGirl - LibraryThing

Read as a teen, this book was horrifying and had many layers to the story. I was glad to see that when reading it as an adult, the story held up. The story begins at a fancy prep school. Del and Tom ... Read full review

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About the author (1980)

Peter Straub was born in Milwaukee, and is the author of fourteen novels, including Ghost Story and The Talisman (with Stephen King). He has won two British Fantasy Awards, two Bram Stoker Awards and the International Horror Guild Award. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages.

'Straub is a master at creating an otherworldly type of fiction. It has earned him a fierce following.'New York Daily News

'In any genre, a world-class author.'CLIVE BARKER

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