CLOSER… They found the town silent, apparently abandoned. Then they found the first body strangely swollen and still warm. One hundred fifty were dead, 350 missing. But the terror had only begun in the tiny mountain town of Snowfield, California. AND CLOSER… At first they thought it was the... show more
CLOSER… They found the town silent, apparently abandoned. Then they found the first body strangely swollen and still warm. One hundred fifty were dead, 350 missing. But the terror had only begun in the tiny mountain town of Snowfield, California. AND CLOSER… At first they thought it was the work of a maniac. Or terrorists. Or toxic contamination. Or a bizarre new disease. AND CLOSER… But then they found the truth. And they saw it in the flesh. And it was worse than anything any of them had ever imagined…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: February 5th 2002
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
The quotation from Stephen King on the back cover of my paperback edition: “Gruesome. Unrelenting.” No indication of quality, just a couple of observations about the presentation. Like saying, “Action-packed,” to describe Sucker Punch.Dialogue isn’t one of Koontz’ strong points. Neither is character...
Autorzy, zwłaszcza ci parający się grozą, często poruszają temat zagłady, apokalipsy. Czasem jest to śmiertelny wirus, innym razem plaga, wojna czy inwazja z kosmosu. Dean Koontz w swojej powieści "Odwieczny wróg" również zahacza o unicestwienie ludzkości, jednak tym razem przyczyna jest dużo bardzi...
"At last a book by Koontz that make you shiver. I am enjoying the dread behind the book, the unknown enemy... My only problem as all Koontz books are his characters. Always unrealistic perfect role models. The 14 year old that behave as a much older person, the harlem black officer who overcame ever...
Huge disappointment.I'm thinking I should lift my "don't leave a book unfinished" rule, life is too short for that.
If you watched that weak effort put forth by Ben Affleck in the movie adaptation of Phantoms, you probably won’t be interested in reading the book, but trust me, you would be making a mistake. As with many of Koontz’s earlier works, this one really hits the mark. The story starts with Jennifer Pai...