Incubus

A Novel
Product Number: EB00441631
Released: Jul 08, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781480401242
Publisher: Open Road Media
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Description

National Book Award winner Ann Arensberg brings readers a modern horror story about evil descending on an insular Maine townIt begins with the theft of six candles from the church altar, a few herbs found strewn in the local graveyard. In the summer of 1974, the prosperous farming community of Dry Falls, Maine, is hit by a brutal heat wave. Crops fail. Drought blights once-verdant lawns. Men inexplicably lose all interest in sex, while women complain of erotic nocturnal visitations. Farm animals give birth to monstrosities. An unholy, unimaginable force is disrupting the natural order-and it seems to be specifically targeting Dry Falls.Narrated by the careful and practical Cora Whitman, wife of the town pastor, this tale of creeping strangeness quickly turns sinister. Incubus subtly builds to its shattering climax with Cora at its epicenter. Expertly interweaving themes of faith, religion, and marriage with that of the supernatural, this modern horror classic will enthrall fans of Ann Arensberg and attract a legion of new readers.

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Author(s): Ann Arensberg
Original Publish Date: Jul 08, 2014

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