JULIA. Peter Straub.


London: Jonathan Cape, [1979]. Octavo, boards. First U. K. edition. The authors first horror novel. "Obsessed by guilt over accidently killing her daughter while attempting a tracheotomy, Julia Lofting retreats to a house in Kensington where she encounters the ghost of a child murderer, which may or may not be real." "A subtle, beautifully atmospheric novel of psychological disintegration and ambiguous supernaturalism." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 6-354. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-288. King list, p. 391. Winter list, p. 271. A nearly fine copy in a nearly fine price clipped dust jacket with new publisher's price sticker (£4.95). (23182). Item #23182

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