A revenge and murder story with supernatural overtones, concerning a group of men who served with the military in Vietnam. It has as its background various places in South East Asia. Peter Straub is the author of "Ghost Story" and he wrote "Talisman" with Stephen King.
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‘Brilliantly written… an inspired thriller… his finest work.’ Washington Post
‘Complexly plotted, thickly layered evil… the ultimate horror!’ New York Times
‘A blood-chilling hair-raiser!’ Los Angeles TimesFrom the Back Cover:
"Complexly plotted, thickly layered evil… the ultimate horror!"
NEW YORK TIMES
'KOKO …' Only four men knew what it meant. Vietnam vets. One was a doctor. One was a lawyer. One was a working stiff. One was a writer. All were as different as men could be – yet all were bound eternally together by a single shattering secret. And now they are joined together again on a quest that could take them from the graveyards and fleshpots of the Far East to the human jungle of New York, hunting an inhuman ghost of the past risen from nightmare darkness to kill and kill …
"An enormously entertaining and scary story… rich, complex, dark and tough to put down."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
"A dead-centre hit… A gripping, enthralling, non-stop read."
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
"A blood-chilling hair-raiser!"
LOS ANGELES TIMES
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140071873