Hardcover is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards have light shelfwear and rubbing to edges. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Retired library edition with usual distinctions. Pocket removed. 170 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1977. ISBN: 0670772100. A mood of foreboding with a nightmarish edge to it dominates this collection of short fiction, five stories and a novella. A sense of apprehension lies everywhere between the lines, and demonstrably sinister undertones pervade. One is at once provoked, disturbed, attracted, and compelled to read on.