The Other

Tryon, Thomas (Book - 2008)
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The Other
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Entranced and terrified, the reader of The Other is swept up in the life of a Connecticut country town in the thirties--and in the fearful mysteries that slowly darken and overwhelm it. Originally published in 1971, The Other is one of the most influential horror novels ever written. Its impeccable recreation of small-town life and its skillful handling of the theme of personality transference between thirteen-year-old twins led to widespread critical acclaim for the novel, which was successfully filmed from Thomas Tryon's own screenplay. This edition features original artwork by surrealist artist Harry O. Morris.
Authors: Tryon, Thomas
Title: The other
Publisher: Lakewood, Colo. : Millipede Press, 2008
Characteristics: 294 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Thomas Tryon ; introduction by Ramsey Campbell ; [afterword, C. Robert Holloway ; artwork by Harry O. Morris]
Notes: Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1971
Additional Contributors: Morris, Harry O.
Holloway, C. Robert
Campbell, Ramsey 1946-
ISBN: 1933618264
Branch Call Number: FICTION TRYON 2008
Subject Headings: Connecticut Fiction Children Psychic ability Fiction Twins Fiction
Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Topical Term: Children
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First published in 1971, this lyrical horror tale still gives me the creeps. Set in small-town Connecticut and flawless, although if you don't like sinister, eerie children...you might move along. The film version, written by Tryon as well, is an excellent adaptation and added below for your view... Read More »

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