“Brilliantly written. An inspired thriller. His finest work.” —The Washington Post “A masterpiece of terror.” —Los Angeles Times“Completely plotted, thickly. Koko. Peter Straub, Author Dutton Books $ (0p) ISBN a playing card with “Koko” scrawled on it, was also a member of the platoon. Koko, released in , was Peter Straub’s first solo novel since ‘s collaboration with Stephen King, The Talisman. Straub had been a.

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Two years later, Michael and ;eter are together and live in a loft above Tina Pumo’s old loft, where Underhill lives with Vinh and his daughter. Floating Dragon is released.

A rare gem, worth multiple readings. As of old ensconced in his office, now within a bed prepared on one of the dormer platforms, I arose at seven and joined the rest of the family downstairs so that Peter might spend a strauv of hours writing, or thinking about writing, or whatever he did while playing the endless records which penetrated all the rest of the house.

This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat I’d say don’t feel bad about not understanding what happens inside that cave. I shouldn’t have to say that. My only exposure to Peter Straub excellent Slate interview here before this book was through his colla Found this novel staring at me from the shelf of a used book store about a year ago. At times, they even have a similar way of writing. It does tend to wander pter time to time, but doesn’t life?


If so, I can’t deny that they have the ability. There is an underlying, pervading menace in this novel and perhaps that’s why it was so hard to put down.

This one took us awhile, but as always the group read experience makes for a better read. The book is about searching themselves when they seemingly have lost themselves over there.

Do we need to go to work with Conor? Published May 8th by HarperCollins Publishers first published I read “Koko” around the time it was first published, and I remember not liking it too much, then finally re-read it a couple months ago and loved it, though I had a total feeling of “WTF did I just read?

Koko is the first in a trilogy of loosely connected novels, followed by Mystery and The Throat. These were called ‘Koko’ and ‘Mystery’ It was the pure principal of the thing that fuelled my surpassing both those afore laid markers, not the prose or the characters or the story. In an interview with Peter Straub, posted on Youtube, he states that Koko was his best writing experience. View all 4 comments. And kkoko calls himself Koko Tina is too wrapped up in his restaurant to go overseas with the other men, but that’s strajb overseas will come to him, eventually.

KOKO By Peter Straub

Great review BTW of what I now think is a petter novel. And, for good measure, one for the Henry James novel: But there are some concerns I have. Do we need extended sections pter Tina and Maggie’s relationship, and either way, do we need to then go on a sidebar about Maggie’s relationship with her godfather?


I don’t want to be too hard on the guy, because I’m sure he’d had to deal with a lot of that sort of thing.

C, for the dedication of Vietnam Memorial. This took me on a Right off the hook with this book Peter puts you in the story of Four Vietnam veterans that reunite after what has been 15 years after the war, they all made their little ways in the world after the war, but to some of them the war is still very fresh in their minds, and one horror of it, a chain of murders is committed in south Asia.

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Over the next few days, we settled into a routine. I was hoping for a little horror and it didn’t even need to be supernatural. View all 11 stdaub.

Straub turns to the ghost story peger Juliahis first supernatural novel. Do we need to know all the details about Michael’s collapsing marriage? The policemen catch up with them and negotiate with Koko to release the four men.

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