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A Winter Haunting
A Winter Haunting
Author: Dan Simmons
Dale Stewart's life has become a shadow of what it once was. A respected college professor and successful novelist, he sabotaged his career and his marriage with an obsessive love affair that ended badly.With darkness closing in on him, Dale decides to return to his boyhood home in Illinois. Drawn by a recurring nightmare that has plagued him si...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780380978861
ISBN-10: 0380978865
Publication Date: 2/1/2002
Pages: 303
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 13 ratings
Publisher: William Morrow Company
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Audio CD
Members Wishing: 1
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Helpful Score: 4
Dan Simmons has the knack for creepy story telling. If you are a Dan Simmons fan you will want to read A Winter Haunting. If you have not yet discovered Dan Simmons, well it is about time.
knittymama avatar reviewed A Winter Haunting on + 424 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Very interesting and quite scary. I could have done without the couple of elicit sex scenes, but the story was great otherwise.
reviewed A Winter Haunting on + 179 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Adult/High School-"Forty-one years after I died, my friend Dale returned to the farm where I was murdered. It was a very bad winter." What follows proves to be just as spooky as this opening suggests. Dale Stewart suffered a traumatic summer in 1960 when he was 11. His friend Duane McBride was mysteriously killed by a runaway piece of farm equipment. That story is told in Simmons's Summer of Night (Warner, 1992). Now, Dale, who is a professor and author of mountain-man adventure stories, is not doing well. He left his wife and family during a love affair with a graduate student who has since left him. He survived a suicide attempt and is being counseled for severe depression. Against his doctor's advice, he travels to his boyhood hometown in Illinois to spend his winter sabbatical in the now-empty home of his deceased friend.
Matey88 avatar reviewed A Winter Haunting on + 6 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
If you like Dean R Koontz I think you will like this book.
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