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Demon Night

(1988)
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Awards
Bram Stoker Best First Novel (nominee)
CLAUSTROPHOBIC, VERY WELL EXECUTED HORROR STORY SET IN STEPHEN KING LAND (MAINE). ERIC MATHEWS IS AN ORPHAN AND A DRIFTER WHO TRAVELS AROUND PURSUED BY BAD LUCK (ONLY HIS MISFORTUNATE IS MALEVOLENTLY DIRECTED). EVENTUALLY HE IS SUMMONED BACK TO DEDMOUTH PORT IN MAINE WHERE HE WAS BORN. HE TAKES UP WITH A NUBILE WRITER, LIZ, AND DISCOVERS HIS TRUE IDENTITY WHILE ALL AROUND PEOPLE ARE GETTING STRANGE AND EVENTUALLY PSYCHOTICALLY VIOLENT. ERIC'S FAMILY LEGACY IS TO GUARD THE CAVES ON THE POINT WHERE GENERATIONS BEFORE THE INDIANS BOTTLED UP THE DARK FORCED. DEATH, MUTILATION AND TERROR ABOUND 30/01/89 PROD LAUNCH--10000X55PX$3.50(15000X43P). A FORMAT.352PP.OFFSET.SUB-8000.


Genre: Horror

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