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Unusual Possession of Alastair Stubb : A Gothic Tale (Paperback) (David John Griffin)
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The Stubbs will terrify and delight in this weird and wonderful gothic tale for fans of Gormenghast or China MievilleThe turn of the last century and Theodore Stubb’s manor house resides in the quirky village of Muchmarsh. A renowned entomologist, he is often within the attic adding another exotic specimen to his extensive collection of insects. But Theodore is also a master hypnotist, holding the household in thrall to his every whim. Theodore’s daughter-in-law Eleanor is a haunted figure, believing that her stillborn child Alastair lives and hides in the shadows. Then she falls pregnant again, but this time by the hypnotic coercion and wicked ravishment of Theodore. A dreadful act begets terrible secrets, and thirteen years later the boy Alastair Stubb begins to lose his identity, and it is not long before mystery, intrigue and murder follow gleefully in his wake.The Unusual Possession of Alastair Stubb is a gothic terror of the highest order, delivering a dream-like and hallucinatory reading experience that promises to reveal secrets both disturbing and astonishing. Do you dare meet the Stubbs?
Number of Pages: 289
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: David John Griffin
Street Date: June 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-8702
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