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Peter Straub is an American horror novelist. His works have been highly regarded, winning several Bram Stoker Awards, a World Fantasy Award, and an International Horror Guild Award.

Several of his novels contain the theme of doppelgängers including Mr. X and his collaborations with Stephen King. He has collaborated with King to write two novels, The Talisman and its sequel, Black House. It is rumored that a third collaboration with King is in the works, a novel to complete the Jack Sawyer trilogy.

Connection to the Dark Tower Series[]

The Talisman and Black House are explicitly connected to The Dark Tower Series. The books contain references to different levels of the Dark Tower, Breakers, and to servants of the Crimson King.