Publish date: December 31st 1986
Publisher: Pan Books
Pages no: 283
Edition language: English
Creepy. I distinctly enjoyed Frederick's POV (he's the collector) over Miranda's (she's the collectee).
This book has been showing up for ages on every list of things I ought to read practically ever, so after a few glowing reviews from people I actually knew, I decided it was probably time to read it. It is supposed to be the first real psychological thriller, and on that count it does seem to succee...
Thought by some to be the first psychological thriller, this book left me slightly wanting. The Collector is broken into three parts. The first part is from Clegg's point of view. Clegg is a man obsessed with a young woman and decides to "collect" her, much as he collects butterflies. The second p...
I loved half of this book and disliked the other half. The Collector is a classic horror story that has influenced many modern-day horror novels. In this book, a shy butterfly collector wins a bunch of money. He uses it to buy a house in the English countryside. He then turns the house’s cellar in...
I HATE THIS BOOK SO MUCH.But it's a good hate. The kind of hate every interesting author wants to create in sensitive readers.It's hateful and inevitably GOOD. Just the kind of book I'd love to write someday.
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