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The Beast Within (novel)

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Wikipedia article

'The Beast Within' is a horror novel written by Edward Levy.

Plot summary

A lonely wife cheats.A brutal husband gets revenge.A not-so-innocent stranger hears a cellar door scrape shut and begins twenty years of indescribable horror, chained in total darkness, feeding on live rats and human flesh, becoming himself the nightmare creature that lurks within us all.

Film, TV or theatrical adaptations

* 'The Beast Within' is a 1982 horror film loosely based on the novel. The film rights for the novel were quickly purchased, but when the film was released, the screen adaptation bore very little resemblance to the novel (such as the time setting was changed from the 1920s to the decade when the film was released).


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