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By Kim Newman
A dysfunctional British search a brand new existence clear of the massive urban within the sleepy Somerset geographical region. at the beginning their new domestic, The hole, turns out to embody them, making a infrequent peace and concord in the kinfolk. but if the home activates them, it sort of feels to understand simply how one can damage them the most—threatening to smash them from the interior out.
A stand-alone novel from acclaimed writer Kim Newman.
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That's the third one he's gone at since I phoned in to you fellows. I was afraid if I tried to jump on him single-handed he'd get away from me before you got out here. " His feeling of inadequacy was understandable; he was not only elderly and scrawny, but trembling all over with nervousness. One of the plarnclothesmen beside him unlimbered his gun, thumbed the guard off, held it half-poised for action. The one on the other side of him carefully maneuvered a manacle from his waistband so that it wouldn't clash.
Originally published in The Dark Side of Love. Copyright 1965 by Cornell Woolrich. Reprinted by permission of the agents for the Estate of Cornell Woolrich, Scott Meredith Literary Agency, Inc. Grateful acknowledgment is also made to Allen J. Hubin for permission to reprint the following editorial and bibliographic material: "Cornell Woolrich: Part I," by Francis M. Nevins, Jr. Originally published in The Armchair Detective. Copyright 1968 by Allen J. Hubin. "Cornell Woolrich: Part II," by Francis M.
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An English Ghost Story by Kim Newman