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Paperback:High Crime Area, Tales of darkness and dread:2022 Paperback
Author: Oates, Joyce Carol
Year: 2022
Description: Originally published: London: Head of Zeus, 2014 A collection of darkly compelling tales from the unique imagination of Joyce Carol Oates. A young professor is convinced she's being followed, but when she confronts her shadow events take an unexpected turn. A promising student attempts to save her brother from his descent into madness, but finds there may be more to his world than hers. An elderly nun is found dead in her care home, but was it old age or dark secrets that killed her...These biting and beautiful stories force us to confront, one by one, the demons within.
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Paperback:The Corn Maiden:2022 Paperback
Author: Oates, Joyce Carol
Year: 2022
Description: Originally published: as The corn maiden and other nightmares. New York: Mysterious, 2011 From the towering imagination of literary icon Joyce Carol Oates comes an unbearably taut tale combining folklore, adolescent insecurity and blood sacrifice, and six other, nightmarish, stories. Originally published: as The corn maiden and other nightmares. New York: Mysterious, 2011
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Paperback:A bend in the river:2019:New edition ; with an introduction by Yiyun Li Paperback
Author: Naipaul, V. S.
Year: 2019
Description: Previous edition: 2011 When Salim, a young Indian man, is offered a small business in Central Africa, he accepts. As he strives to establish himself, he becomes closely involved with the fluid and dangerous politics of the newly-dependent state.
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Paperback:Jack of Spades:2022 Paperback
Author: Oates, Joyce Carol
Year: 2022
Description: Originally published: London: A Mysterious Press Book for Head of Zeus, 2015 Andrew J. Rush is a successful mystery writer with twenty-eight novels to his name. He has a loving wife, three grown children, and is well-known in his small New Jersey town for his charitable work. But Andrew J. Rush is hiding a dark secret. Under the pseudonym Jack of Spades, he has penned another string of novels - dark tales of murder, lust and madness. When a court order arrives accusing him of plagarism, Rush fears his secret may be exposed. And unbidden, in the back of his mind, the Jack of Spades starts plotting his survival.
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