The Funhouse by Owen West aka Dean Koontz [FIRST EDITION / 1980]
The Funhouse by Dean Koontz aka Owen West / Based on the screenplay by Larry Bloch
FIRST EDITION / SECOND PRINTING  JOVE BOOKS
Rare movie novelization of the classic Tobe Hooper directed slasher written by a still unknown Dean Koontz.
Book is in excellent condition. Light shelf wear. Reads like new.
First published under Koontz's pseudonym Owen West, this is a novelization based on the Screenplay by Larry Block, of the 1981 TOBE HOOPER directed slasher film of the same name.
Once there was a girl who ran away and joined a traveling carnival. She married a man she grew to hate—and gave birth to a child she could never love. A child so monstrous that she killed it with her own hands... 25 years later, Ellen Harper has a new life, a new husband, and two normal children—Joey loves monster movies and Amy is about to graduate from high school. But their mother drowns her secret guilt in alcohol and prayer. The time has come for Amy and Joey to pay for her sins, because the carnival is coming back to town...