The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror

Joyce Carol Oates

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    (Paperback | ISBN 9781784971038 | 336 pages | 2016)

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    From one of the most important contemporary American writers, The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror is a bold, haunting collection of six stories that look at the horrors that lurk beneath the everyday.

    Six terrifying tales to chill the blood from the unique imagination of Joyce Carol Oates.

    A young boy plays with dolls over action figures, but as he grows older, his passion takes on a darker edge…

    A white man shoots dead a black teenager, creating a media frenzy. But it could have been self-defense as he claims…

    A nervous young woman tries to escape her husband. He insists he loves her, but she’s convinced he means to kill her…

    These quietly lethal stories reveal the horror that dwell within us all.