Treasure Box

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Treasure Box
Treasure Box.jpg
Cover art of Treasure Box
AuthorOrson Scott Card
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreHorror
PublisherHarperCollins
Publication date
1996
Media typePrint (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages310 pp
ISBN0-06-017654-7
OCLC34514898
813/.54 20
LC ClassPS3553.A655 T75 1996

Treasure Box (1996) is the second horror novel by Orson Scott Card. It takes place in modern-day America.

Plot introduction[edit]

The plot details a middle-aged man, Quentin Fears (pronounced "fierce"), who marries a woman who turns out to be from a strange family. The story unfolds as Quentin tries to stop a witch in the family from unleashing a great evil upon the world.

Influences[edit]

As many of Card's other literature, a Christian/Mormon influence is present in this book.

Reception[edit]

Publisher's Weekly complimented the plot and characters.[1] Kirkus Reviews also cited strong characterization, but said the plot was neither realistic nor surprising.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Treasure Box". Publisher's Weekly. 1996. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Treasure Box". Kirkus Reviews. 15 June 1996. Retrieved 18 March 2015.

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