Peter Straub, an American icon of horror, explores the deepest, shadow-filled corners of his imagination. Straub's world is made up of damaged people-from the righteous to the depraved, from the working class to the wealthy.
No one and no place is safe from the darkness that he reveals. In "Blue Rose," an adolescent sociopath inflicts secret violence on his younger brother; in "Mr Clubb and Mr. Cuff," a stern estate lawyer hires a pair of "Private Detectives Extraordinaire" to investigate and seek revenge on his unfaithful wife; and in "The Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine," a man and his much younger lover explore their decadent and increasingly sinister fantasies aboard a luxurious yacht on the remotest stretch of the Amazon River. Interior Darkness is a thrilling and terrifying testament to Straub's unparalleled contribution to the world of horror.