Friday, April 25, 2008

The Witch's House by Charlotte Armstrong

Cover shown is the 1963 Fawcett Crest (USA) first edition paperback. Cover art by Harry Bennett. 175p.

"For sheer edge-of-the-chair suspense no one beats Charlotte Armstrong. Her stories have the compulsive fascination of a ticking bomb...

The moment-by-moment horror of this gripping tale of a young professor who stumbles onto a colleague's deadly secret and into the private nightmare world of a demented old woman and her killer dog is a brilliant example of Miss Armstrong's matchless skill. See if you can read through this without turning up the lights or locking the door... "

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