Mrs. God (novel)

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For the song, see Mrs. God
Mrs. God
Mrs god.jpg
Cover of the first edition
Author Peter Straub
Illustrator Rick Berry
Cover artist Rick Berry
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy novel
Publisher Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 201, iv pp
ISBN ISBN 0-937986-96-8 (deluxe edition)
ISBN 0-937986-97-6 (trade edition)
OCLC 24427510
813/.54 20
LC Class PS3569.T6914 M77 1990

Mrs. God is a fantasy novel by Peter Straub. It was first published in 1990 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,350 copies, of which 600 copies were signed by the author and the artist, bound in quarter leather and slipcased as a deluxe edition. The novel is expanded from the short novel of the same name that appeared in Straub's collection Houses Without Doors.


The novel concerns a professor who is researching the poems of his grandmother at an English manor. He finds himself drawn into a nightmarish landscape where he is pursued by dead babies.