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Book Review of Shadowland

Author: Peter Straub
Genre: Horror
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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I did not understand this book!! It was described as a horror story, as you'd expect from Peter Straub, but it was really just strange. I was left with a vague impression of the two boys who were the main characters and I never could understand the girl in Shadowland - was she even a real person or was she an apparition? There were a couple really scary scenes with The Collector but overall I've come to expect a lot more thrill from Straub than this book delivered. I barely finished it.