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A Dark Matter

(2009)
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The incomparable master of horror and suspense returns with a powerful, brilliantly terrifying novel that redefines the genre in original and unexpected ways.

The charismatic and cunning Spenser Mallon is a campus guru in the 1960s, attracting the devotion and demanding sexual favors of his young acolytes. After he invites his most fervent followers to attend a secret ritual in a local meadow, the only thing that remains is a gruesomely dismembered body - and the shattered souls of all who were present.

Years later, one man attempts to understand what happened to his wife and to his friends by writing a book about this horrible night, and it's through this process that they begin to examine the unspeakable events that have bound them in ways they cannot fathom, but that have haunted every one of them through their lives. As each of the old friends tries to come to grips with the darkness of the past, they find themselves face-to-face with the evil triggered so many years earlier. Unfolding through the individual stories of the fated group's members, A Dark Matter is an electric, chilling, and unpredictable novel that will satisfy Peter Straub's many ardent fans, and win him legions more.


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March 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Dark Matter
Author(s): Peter Straub
ISBN: 0-7528-9182-0 / 978-0-7528-9182-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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February 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Dark Matter
Author(s): Peter Straub
ISBN: 0-385-51638-X / 978-0-385-51638-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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October 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Skylark
Author(s): Peter Straub
ISBN: 1-59606-271-1 / 978-1-59606-271-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Subterranean
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Paperback Editions

February 2011 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Dark Matter
Author(s): Peter Straub
ISBN: 1-4000-9672-3 / 978-1-4000-9672-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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February 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Dark Matter
Author(s): Peter Straub
ISBN: 0-7538-2882-0 / 978-0-7538-2882-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
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December 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Dark Matter
Author(s): Peter Straub
ISBN: 0-7528-8308-9 / 978-0-7528-8308-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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September 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Dark Matter
Author(s): Peter Straub
ISBN: 0-7528-9183-9 / 978-0-7528-9183-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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February 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Dark Matter (Random House Large Print)
Author(s): Peter Straub
ISBN: 0-375-72838-4 / 978-0-375-72838-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Large Print
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Audio Editions

February 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Dark Matter
Author(s): Peter Straub
ISBN: 0-7393-2241-9 / 978-0-7393-2241-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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February 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Dark Matter
Author(s): Peter Straub
Publisher: Random House Audio
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February 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Dark Matter
Author(s): Peter Straub
Publisher: Random House Audio
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2009 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Dark Matter
Author(s): Robertson Dean (Narrator) Peter Straub (Author)
ISBN: 1-4159-4409-1 / 978-1-4159-4409-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
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Kindle Editions

March 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Dark Matter
Author(s): Peter Straub
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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February 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Dark Matter
Author(s): Peter Straub
Publisher: Anchor
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