Black House: A Novel - Part 1: Chapter 1-3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Chapter 1-3 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.

In chapter one, the Town of French Landing, Wisconsin is being attacked by a killer that is taking children in the town. The Thunder Five, a local biker gang, have made a sign threatening the murderer if they find him. At the French Landing police station the deputies are discussing the murders and the write up the local paper has given. The reporter, Wendell Green, has dubbed the murderer "The Fisherman" because of the similarities between the current murders and those that were committed in the twenties by a man named Albert Fish. The...

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