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Black House: A Novel Summary
Stephen King

Everything you need to understand or teach Black House by Stephen King.

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Black House: A Novel Summary

Plot Summary

The Black House is a composite by Steven King and Peter Straub. The Black House holds the entrance from Jack Sawyer's world to a parallel universe called the Territories. Jack must unlock memories of his past while trying to save the future of both worlds.

Dale Gilbertson is the police chief in the town of French Landing, Wisconsin. Dale Gilbertson is investigating the kidnapping and murders of several local children but is in over his head. He asks his friend, Jack Sawyer, a former L.A.P.D detective, to help him with the case. Jack is reluctant at first, having retired early believing he was having a mental break down due to the stress of the job. The murderer has been dubbed the Fisherman because of the likeness between the current murders and some that happened in the nineteen-twenties.

Jack is friends with Dale Gilbertson's blind uncle...

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