The Unloved: A Novel by John SaulThe Unloved: A Novel by John Saul

The Unloved: A Novel

byJohn Saul

Mass Market Paperback | June 1, 1988

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Lush, a deceptively tranquil, the secluded island  basks in splendid isolation off the South Carolina  coast--as does the Devereaux mansion, a once-great  plantation house now crumbling amidst the ancient  oaks. Now, for the first time in two decades,  Kevin Devereaux has returned here with his wife and  children to visit Kevin's hated, and frightening  mother. She said she was ill--but is that really why  the old woman has summoned the son she has not  seen in so many years? Suddenly, horribly, one of  the Devereauxs is going to die. And now, all the  dark secrets of this once-proud family will emerge  to wrap their evil around the unsuspecting  children. Until, in the shadowed corridors and  dust-covered rooms of the decaying old house, they learn the  true terror of The Unloved.
John Saul’s first novel, Suffer the Children, was an immediate million-copy bestseller. His other bestselling suspense novels include Perfect Nightmare, Black Creek Crossing, and The Presence. He is also the author of the New York Times bestselling serial thriller The Blackstone Chronicles, initially published in six installments but n...
Title:The Unloved: A NovelFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 6.89 × 4.24 × 1.03 inPublished:June 1, 1988Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0553272616

ISBN - 13:9780553272611

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Liked it Didn't find it was a good as most of his others, but it was a good read
Date published: 2017-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Disapointing! I usually like John Saul's books, but this one I found disapointing! Thing's started happening to fast in the begining, then inbetween I found it boring and then in the end I found it to go to slow! There was no real climax in this story! If you read this book you will understand what I mean!
Date published: 2000-12-13

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The Devereaux mansion basks in splendid isolation on its island off the South Carolina coast, ruled by the "invalid", hateful matriarch of the Devereaux family. Then, suddenly, horribly, Mother dies inside the locked nursery, and all the secrets of the once-proud family emerge to wrap their evil around the unsuspecting children, teaching them the true horror of The Unloved

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"Saul has the instincts of a natural  storyteller."--People