|Tanith (1977) [Novel]|
by Jack D. Shackleford
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(From the publisher):
"It was small and squat, the disproportionately cumbersome and bloated body supported on bowed, muscular legs. The arms were long and covered with coarse hair. There were frills of this hair matted at the wrists, appended to which were huge, brutal hands. The head was big and flat, low-browed and topped by a fringe of sparse hair; the ears were huge and pointed, and the whole cranial structure was held tilted forward by its own great weight, too massively heavy for the stunted body. It was unequivocally male..."
They were creatures from another age. Creatures of evil, slaves of Satan, who lived deep in the woods on Gift's Hill. A dying race which was determined to live and would live in return for a favour granted by their earth mistress - the lissome, sensual Tanith Rowan...
The author of The Eve of Midsummer and The Strickland Demon has excelled himself with this tale of terror and satanism in the idyllic English countryside.
Original title: Tanith
Genre: Fiction→ Horror→ Satanism, Demonology, and Black Magic