RIP novelist Peter Straub

Peter Straub in 2002Photograph: Jeffrey Vock (Getty Pictures) Peter Straub, novelist whose depiction of the supernatural in books like Julia, ghost storyand The talisman usually felt too huge and too fantastical to be actually outlined by the boundaries of the horror style, has handed away. It comes from The New York Instances, who says Straub’s … Read more

Peter Straub, literary master of the supernatural, dies at 79

Peter Straub, whose literary novels of terror, thriller and the supernatural put him on the forefront of the horror fiction growth of the Seventies and Nineteen Eighties, alongside writers like Ira Levin, Anne Rice and her good friend shut and collaborator Stephen King, died Sunday in Manhattan. He was 79 years previous. The loss of … Read more