The only issue that I have is a fairly large one. For all of its building the Usher saga, in the end, it doesn’t really matter that the story is about the Ushers. The same story could have been told about any overly wealthy, eccentric family. There is nothing that truly ties this story directly to the original. That said, the plot is fantastic, and I loved reading it. McCammon is one of my all-time favorites, and I will be doing many more reviews of his work. This one falls under the radar a bit in his catalogue, but you owe it to yourself to give it a read. Creepy stuff.
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