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Julia A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0804172838

ISBN-13: 9780804172837

Edition: 2014

Authors: Peter Straub

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In a house in London a woman starts a new life, trying to put tragedy behind her. Then a pretty blonde child runs into view, bringing with her an inexplicable suggestion of evil.Once Julia Lofting had a husband and a daughter. But everything has changed since she bolted from her marriage, in flight from the unbearable truth of her daughter's death. For Julia, there is no escape. Another child awaits, another mother suffers, and a circle of the damned gathers around her. The haunting has begun . . .
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/23/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.20" wide x 8.00" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Author Peter Straub was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1943. He earned degrees in English from the University of Wisconsin and Columbia University. He taught English at his former high school for three years and worked for a time on his doctorate in Ireland. He began writing in 1969 and published two books of poetry in 1972. His novel Julia (1975) was an attempt to find a successful genre in which to work, after his first novel, Marriages (1973), did not sell well. He found that he had a talent for writing horror thrillers in the Gothic tradition. His stories are complex and well paced, with authentic settings that add to the believability of the plot. He is particularly good at creating…