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Jaws - Peter Benchley
Jaws
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"Relentless terror." The Philadelphia Inquirer.The classic, blockbuster thriller of man-eating terror that inspired the Steven Spielberg movie and made millions of beachgoers afraid to go into the water. Experience the thrill of helpless horror again -- or for the first time!
"Relentless terror." The Philadelphia Inquirer.The classic, blockbuster thriller of man-eating terror that inspired the Steven Spielberg movie and made millions of beachgoers afraid to go into the water. Experience the thrill of helpless horror again -- or for the first time!
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781400064564 (1400064562)
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 Fear the Drowning Deep
The shark was cool, but according to my husband all of the research it relied on was outdated: turns out sharks have a regular route around the sees, and regular appearances at specific locales (basically they show up after the baby seals do). But the characters, the Peyton Place drama of it all: ...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 Jaws / Peter Benchley
It was just another day in the life of a small Atlantic resort until the terror from the deep came to prey on unwary holiday makers. The first sign of trouble a warning of what was to come took the form of a young woman's body, or what was left of it, washed up on the long, white stretch of beach. A...
Let's Talk About Books
Let's Talk About Books rated it
4.0 Duh-nuh...Duh-nuh...Duhnunununununuuuuuh!
I listened to this one on audiobook via Overdrive, which I highly recommend. The narrator did awsome. He kind of sounded like Edward Norton, but that's not who it was. The book has a lot of differences between it and the movie, and honestly, I think this is one of the few times the movie is bette...
Bookish Blerd
Bookish Blerd rated it
2.5 Review: Jaws
This book was a nightmare. An utter disaster. I went into it expecting it to be far better than the movies, because that is typically the case. It was not. At least the movie got it mostly right. It was about the shark and it's unexplainable appearance and extended stay in the waters of the s...
Leigha's Little Library
Leigha's Little Library rated it
3.0 Jaws by Peter Benchley
**There is one spoiler below regarding a character death. It is marked with a spoiler tag** There were a few things that I found highly unnecessary. I know this is written in a time period much different from today, but some of the outdated stuff in this did bother me a little bit. Also the thing ...
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