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The Throat

The Throat by Peter Straub
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Aug 10, 2010 | 704 Pages
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Praise

“A masterpiece. . . . The most intelligent novel of suspense to come along in years.” —Washington Post Book World

“Disturbing. . . . Satisfying entertainment. . . . A bloodstained tapestry of stunning emotional power.” —San Franscisco Chronicle
 
“A classic mystery novel. . . . Deft, impressive.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Magnificent. . . . Intensely riveting. . . . A haunting tale of murder, obsession, and the malevolent horror that can inhabit those dark forbidding places in us all.” —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 
“Terrifying psychological horror. . . . One of this year’s best contemporary horror novels. . . . Straub, a master storyteller, weaves a tale that’s rich in detail and character.” —Cleveland Plain-Dealer
 
“An intense thriller. . . . Fans of Straub’s Koko will be pleased to know that Tim Underhill is back.” —USA Today
 
“An excellent psychological novel. . . . Straub well understands the dark recesses of the psyche where the personal demons dwell. . . . We may want to turn away . . . but we cannot because the horror mesmerizes us.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
 
“Suspenseful and compelling. . . . Mesmerizing. . . . An accelerated roller-coaster read that is totally engrossing. . . . Just when the reader thinks he has the cases figured out, Straub manipulates the plot to expose yet more twists.” —Chattanooga Times Free Press
 
“Marvelous. . . . Enormously satisfying. . . . Unashamedly designed to fascinate.”—Sacramento Bee
 
“The best of Peter Straub’s writing.” —Houston Chronicle
 
“The characters are outstanding. . . . They are the story, enshrouded by a nightmare that never lifts. Peter Straub takes bold risks and he succeeds.” —San Jose Mercury News
 
“Enomously entertaining and scary. . . . Rich, complex, dark, and tough to put down.”—New York Daily News

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