Peter Straub was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is the author of fourteen novels. He has won the British Fantasy Award, the Bram Stoker Award, the International Horror Guild Award, and two World Fantasy awards, and was elected Grand Master at the 1998 World Horror Convention. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages. He lives in New York City.
"ELECTRIFYING."--STEPHEN KING"COMPULSIVE READING . . . MARVELOUS ATMOSPHERE, SUSPENSE, AND A TRULY GRAND GUIGNOL ENDING."--DOROTHY EDEN Author of Sleep in the Woods"STRAUB IS TERRIFYINGLY ACCOMPLISHED IN THE ART OF HORROR."--Entertainment Weekly"A FINE STORYTELLER."--The Washington Post