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REIGN - signed, limited edition in slipcase

Williamson Chet

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ISBN 10: 0913165565 / ISBN 13: 9780913165560
Editorial: Dark Harvest, 1990
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fine hardcover copy in a fine dustwrapper, in slipcase 1st edition. One of 425 signed, numbered, slipcased eds. The story centers around a renovated theater in Pennsylvania and is arranged in three acts, plus overture and curtain call. N° de ref. de la librería FX10.230

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Título: REIGN - signed, limited edition in slipcase

Editorial: Dark Harvest

Año de publicación: 1990

Encuadernación: Hardback

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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The story centers around a renovated theater in Pennsylvania and is arranged in three acts, plus overture and curtain call. The tension in Act I heightens as the reader must decide if this is a murder mystery, psychodrama, horror or fantasy, with the author offering clues to support each possibility. Theaters have a history of ghosts and accidents, but as the number of deaths at the Venetian mounts, the police become less inclined to accept verdicts of "accident." Owner/actor Dennis Hamilton has nothing obvious to gain from the killings, nor could he have caused them, but his strange behavior makes others wonder if he might not have a double or another personality--or something else entirely--that does want the deaths. Mystery, suspense, drama and horror combine to make this one of Williamson's finest works.

From Publishers Weekly:

One question raised by any horror story is: Why, if its supernatural monsters exist, haven't they been encountered before? Williamson ( Ash Wednesday ) resolves this problem in a believable, elegant manner, grounding his thoroughly enjoyable novel in our "normal" world. The story centers around a renovated theater in Pennsylvania and is arranged in three acts, plus overture and curtain call. The tension in Act I heightens as the reader must decide if this is a murder mystery, psychodrama, horror or fantasy, with Williamson offering clues to support each possibility. Theaters have a history of ghosts and accidents, but as the number of deaths at the Venetian mounts, the police become less inclined to accept verdicts of "accident." Owner/actor Dennis Hamilton has nothing obvious to gain from the killings, nor could he have caused them, but his strange behavior makes others wonder if he might not have a double or another personality--or something else entirely--that does want the deaths. Williamson's inventive resolution is sure to satisfy.
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