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Ass. rektors grøssertips
Som et lysende slott ligger Hotel Overlook der med sine mange rom og nesten like mange tragedier, tragedier skjult under et glemselens slør. Likevel er det som om det onde lever der. Hit kommer Jack Torrance, kona Wendy og deres fem år gamle sønn Danny. Alkoholikeren Jack skal føre tilsyn med hotellet, mens han egentlig forsøker å lappe sammen sitt mislykkede liv. Wendy forsøker å redde et strandet ekteskap, og Danny…? Danny har telepatiske evner, og «ser» og fornemmer hotellet på sin egen måte. Men han sier ingenting. Og katastrofen raser familien i møte. (Forlagets omtale)
Arthur Kipps, a junior solicitor, is summoned to attend the funeral Mrs Alice Drablow, the house’s sole inhabitant of Eel Marsh House, unaware of the tragic secrets which lie hidden behind the shuttered windows. The house stands at the end of a causeway, wreathed in fog and mystery, but it is not until he glimpses a wasted young woman, dressed all in black, at the funeral, that a creeping sense of unease begins to take hold, a feeling deepened by the reluctance of the locals to talk of the woman in black – and her terrible purpose. (Forlagets omtale)
Three nights of terror at the house called Edbrook. Three nights in which David Ash, there to investigate a haunting, will be victim of horrifying and maleficent games. Three nights in which he will face the blood-chilling enigma of his own past. Three nights before Edbrook’s dreadful secret will be revealed…. And the true nightmare will begin. (Forlagets omtale)
Clive Barker: The Hellbound Heart
Clive Barker is widely acknowledged as the master of nerve-shattering horror. The Hellbound Heart is one of his best, one of the most dead-frightening stories you are likely to ever read, a story of the human heart and all the great terrors and ecstasies within. It was also the book behind the cult horror film, Hellraiser.
In a quiet house on a quiet street Frank and Julia are having an affair. Not your ordinary affair. For Frank it began with his own insatiable sexual appetite, a mysterious lacquered box- and then an unhinged voyage through a netherworld of imaginable pleasures and unimaginable horror… Now Frank- or what is left of Frank -waits in an empty room. All he wants is to live as he was before. All julia can do is bring him her unfulfilled passions…and a little flesh and blood… (Forlagets omtale)
One of the feature stories of the Cthulhu Mythos, H.P. Lovecraft’s ‘the Call of Cthulhu’ is a harrowing tale of the weakness of the human mind when confronted by powers and intelligences from beyond our world. (Forlagets omtale)
Blackstone – a small New England town whose long-buried secrets and sins are coming back to life. To haunt. To terrorise…
From the top of Blackstone’s highest hill, the old Blackstone Asylum casts its shadow over the village. Built in the 1890s, the Asylum has been vacant for many years. But now, the wrecker’s ball is poised to strike, smashing into the old stones – and unleashing a terrible evil, an unholy fear long locked within these cold walls.
Soon, strange gifts – a doll, a locket, a handkerchief – begin to appear on the doorsteps of the town’s finest citizens. Each carries a mysterious history. Each brings a horrifying power to harm. And Blackstone, if it is to survive this horror, must discover and atone for the sins of its fathers… (Baksidetekst)