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In a house in London a woman starts a new life, trying to put tragedy behind her. Then a pretty blonde child runs into view, bringing with her an inexplicable suggestion of evil.
Once Julia Lofting had a husband and a daughter. But everything has changed since she bolted from her marriage, in flight from the unbearable truth of her daughter's death. For Julia, there is no escape. Another child awaits, another mother suffers, and a circle of the damned gathers around her. The haunting has begun . . .
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"INDESCRIBABLY CHILLING . . . THERE IS NO RESPITE FROM THE HORRORS AND THE HAUNTINGS."
"I haven't read anything that so terrifyingly evoked the presence of evil and supernatural threat since The Exorcist. JULIA may be better."
"HAUNTING, IN EVERY SENSE OF THE WORD."
Author of Psycho
Peter Straub was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is the author of fourteen novels. He has won the British Fantasy Award, the Bram Stoker Award, the International Horror Guild Award, and two World Fantasy awards, and was elected Grand Master at the 1998 World Horror Convention. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages. He lives in New York City.
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Book Description Hardback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR005704869
Book Description Jonathan Cape, London, 1976. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Lightly faded along top edge, previous owner's name in ink on ffep, else very good plus. DJ price-clipped, darkened along top and bottom edge, lightly wrinkled on ends of spine, 1/8 inch tear at heel of spine, front flap creased at top corner, else good. Protected in mylar. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 000235
Book Description Johnathon Cape, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. The jacket is slightly shelf rubbed. internally clean and tightly bound. there is one book club stamp on the title page. [TM]. Seller Inventory # df48
Book Description Jonathan Cape, London, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. The publisher has price clipped the dust jacket, and then put the sticker with the new price at the lower right-hand corner of the front fold over. There are a couple of small spots at the top of the front edge of the textbook, and age darkening of the top edge. The story of a beautiful child possessed and possessing, of a woman haunted by tragedy and, a house with a history of violence beside a London park Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 287 pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Horror; ISBN: 022401191x. ISBN/EAN: 9780224011914. Inventory No: 0268764. Seller Inventory # 0268764
Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 022401191X Signed British first edition, first printing. Signed on the title page by author. Published in 1976. Jacket is in Very Good + condition. Front of jacket has a small 1/4 chip at top. Minor wear to spine ends and edges of jacket. Jacket is neatly price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Near Fine condition. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark. Publishers top stain. Seller Inventory # SKU1013485
Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Jonathan Cape Ltd., London, 1976, Hardcover FIRST EDITION, Book Condition: Very Good Plus with signature and 2 initials to ffep, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, price clipped wtih very minor wear at base of spine.shipped in a brodart protective cover. Seller Inventory # ABE-1503077179745
Book Description Jonathan Cape, London, 1975. First Great Britain Edition. NF/VG, dark splotch near head of spine, foot of spine slightly bumped. DJ, corners slightly rubbed, inside flap bottom corner clipped with publisher price sticker placed just above cut, but otherwise a tight solid copy with DJ protected in mylar. ; 8vo, blue cloth, top edges tinted blue, DJ, 287pp. Seller Inventory # 4391
Book Description Jonathan Cape, London, 1976. Softcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Robert Golding(Jacket Design) (illustrator). Julia by Peter Straub (First UK Printing) Uncorrected Proof Signed A firm square copy with a cover crease from top to lower right side. Rubbing to the jacket edges and cover creased from mid top to lower right side. Signed and inscribed by the Author on the title page, "For --, Glad you like this book. [signed] Peter Straub". Uncorrected Proof for the first UK edition. Pictorial dust jacket over printed wrappers. BOOK. Seller Inventory # SCX0730-1
Book Description Jonathan Cape, London, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Fine first edition of this author's second book. This copy is clean throughout with the exception of a previous owner's name on the FEP. A novel os the supernatural from the man who wrote the now famous "Ghost Story". The jacket is price clipped and is housed in a Brodart cover for protection. A great read and a great novel from this author. A must have for any Straub fan. Seller Inventory # 001625