Black House (novel)

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Black House is a horror novel by American writers Stephen King and Peter Straub.
Several horror novels followed, with growing success, including The Talisman and Black House, two fantasy-horror collaborations with Straub's long-time friend and fellow author Stephen King.

Stephen King

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Black House is a horror novel by American writers Stephen King and Peter Straub.
King has written two novels with horror novelist Peter Straub: The Talisman (1984) and a sequel, Black House (2001).

Bram Stoker Award for Novel

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Black House was nominated to the Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel.

The Talisman (King and Straub novel)

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Published in 2001, it is the sequel to The Talisman.
King and Straub followed up with a sequel, Black House (2001), that picks up with a now-adult Jack as a retired Los Angeles homicide detective trying to solve a series of murders in the small town of French Landing, Wisconsin.

Crimson King

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In fact, he is an agent of the Crimson King, and his task is to find children with the potential to serve as Breakers.
He is the primary antagonist of King's eight-volume Dark Tower series, as well as the novels Insomnia and Black House.

List of The Dark Tower characters

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In fact, he is an agent of the Crimson King, and his task is to find children with the potential to serve as Breakers.
The Crimson King is also named in the Stephen King/Peter Straub novel Black House, the sequel to The Talisman.

Hearts in Atlantis

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This is one of King's numerous novels, which also include Hearts in Atlantis and Insomnia, that tie in with the Dark Tower series.

Insomnia (novel)

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This is one of King's numerous novels, which also include Hearts in Atlantis and Insomnia, that tie in with the Dark Tower series.

The Dark Tower (series)

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This is one of King's numerous novels, which also include Hearts in Atlantis and Insomnia, that tie in with the Dark Tower series.

Maine

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The novel is set in Straub's homeland of Wisconsin, rather than in King's frequently-used backdrop of Maine.

Trempealeau, Wisconsin

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The town of "French Landing" is a fictionalized version of the town of Trempealeau, Wisconsin.

Centerville, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin

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Also, "Centralia" is named after the nearby small town of Centerville, Wisconsin, located at the intersection of Hwy 93 and Hwy 35.

Edgar Allan Poe

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A chapter of the book is written around Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven".

The Raven

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A chapter of the book is written around Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven".

Wisconsin

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A series of murders has begun to plague the town of French Landing, Wisconsin.

Copycat crime

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The murderer is dubbed "The Fisherman", due to a conscious effort by the killer to emulate the methods of serial killer Albert Fish.

Serial killer

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The murderer is dubbed "The Fisherman", due to a conscious effort by the killer to emulate the methods of serial killer Albert Fish.

Albert Fish

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The murderer is dubbed "The Fisherman", due to a conscious effort by the killer to emulate the methods of serial killer Albert Fish.

Cannibalism

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Like Fish, French Landing's killer targets children and indulges in cannibalism of the bodies.

Los Angeles Police Department

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Jack grew up to become a lieutenant in the Los Angeles Police Department, where his professionalism and uncanny talent have helped him establish a nearly-legendary reputation.

Santa Monica, California

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When he later intrudes upon a homicide investigation in Santa Monica, certain aspects of the crime scene threaten to revive his repressed memories.

Horror fiction

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Black House is a horror novel by American writers Stephen King and Peter Straub.