Ghost Story, Straub, Peter. Published by Jonathan Cape, London, 1979. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½” tall., 507pp. Blue boards with gilt titles, light aqua endpapers and top edge. Very light sunning to edges, fading to outer top blue edges and otherwise volume is in fine condition. Export issue jacket (without price) is in fine condition; illustrated by Tom Adams.
“… one of the seminal works of modern dark fantasy.” Horror Literature: A Reader’s Guide. Stephen King, in his non-fiction review of the horror medium, Danse Macabre, lists Ghost Story as one of the finest horror novels of the late 20th century and provides a lengthy review.