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Old August 8th, 2005, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by kandy
A really good kids book is "The Thief of Always" by Clive Barker. I wouldn't recommend it for really young children - but for early teens it would be great. It's a story about a house that takes children who are unhappy with their lives. In the house, everyday is a whole year with Christmas, Birthday's, Easter, Halloween - all the holidays.

I started out reading that post thinking "wow, what a nice sounding story" and then WHAM

Originally Posted by kandy
What the kids don't know is that for every year they spend in the house - a whole year passes in the world outside. The house is actually a holding tank for the devil so that he can collect the souls.

Was I blindsided by that one!!! Still sounds really good, just totally different than I thought.
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