My favorite Koontz book next to False Memory
Nice entertainment. Can't-put-it-down pacing and storyline. Clever plots that are easily forgotten by the time his next story comes around. Sometimes he gets truly verbose, but hey, that's his style. TV-in-print. The fastfood of fiction.
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Another awesome book by Dean Koontz. I stayed glued to this one.
I really liked this one. Nothing too deep, although. No universal truth is grasped, but it's Ok, as it's not the intention. Humour and suspense plague de book, and the detective's sarcasm kept me laughing out loud. It was really enjoyable. Also, I suppose there's a conection between the bug world and the ending in From The Corner Of His Eye, check it out.
OK, ill check that out. I think the book is almost realistic in spite of the 'teleportation' thing, but the bug world kind of spoilt it for me!!
Oh, this story had such potential! But almost mid-way, it just seemed to rattle apart, nuts and bolts, under its own strong vibrations.
The sexual oddities thing stretches far to wide. No pun. The twins, laying around all day. The big ox with four "boys" and no *ahem*. The lady/man impregnating herself? Come on! After a while I felt like I was reading a novelization of those cheezy 80s TV series where nightmare clowns kept people prisoner or a lil Rob Zombie dusty dwarfs hobbles around in latex masks. That's pretty lame.
The reason I love Koontz is because (most of) his stories are believable. They could really happen, or he makes the reader eventually believe that they can happen. This one didn't go. He was pulling me by the neck at the beginning, and I was going along with it. But his rope snapped mid-way. By the time I finished reading this book, I was reading just to get it over with.
I love Koontz, and I expected more from his talents than this book.
This is one of my favorite Koontz novels. Awesome blend of sci-fi and horror, although the hermaphrodite/incest elements intrigued me far more than the teleportation did. Overall a really good book :)