Shadowland

Peter Straub

fiction horror
dark mysterious tense slow-paced

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First setting: an all-male prep school in Arizona, where two sensitive freshmen form a bond based on their interest in magic tricks. Second setting: the labyrinthine house of a weird magician uncle in New England, where the two boys spend a memorable summer being trained in the art of illusion. Or is it real magic? Third setting: an alternate world where dark forces are at play forces that first show up at the school, but intensify their power throughout the summer.

Only one of them will make it through

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