Book #112499

A Moving Target

William Golding

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First American Edition
Publisher: New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1982.

Price: $40.00

Fine in alike dust-jacket.

Golding's novel tells the story of an English boy, Charlie, who is sent to live with his grandparent in an isolated farmhouse in the country. Charlie is fascinated by the farm animals and the countryside around him, but he is also disturbed by the strange rumors he hears about the family. One day, Charlie sees a man in the distance and becomes very excited. He runs over to see who the man is, but when he gets close, he realizes that the man is only a figure on a horse. The man disappears, and Charlie is never able to find out what he was doing there. Over time, the rumors about the family become more and more horrifying, and Charlie begins to fear for his safety. Eventually, Charlie learns the truth about the family- they are actually vampires- and he must fight to survive. A Moving Target is a dark and suspenseful novel that is sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats.; 8vo; $6.00.