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The Funhouse - Dean Koontz
The Funhouse
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Once there was a girl who ran away and joined a traveling carnival. She married a man she grew to hate—and gave birth to a child she could never love. A child so monstrous that she killed it with her own hands…Twenty-five years later, Ellen Harper has a new life, a new husband, and two normal... show more
Once there was a girl who ran away and joined a traveling carnival. She married a man she grew to hate—and gave birth to a child she could never love. A child so monstrous that she killed it with her own hands…Twenty-five years later, Ellen Harper has a new life, a new husband, and two normal children—Joey loves monster movies, and Amy is about to graduate from high school. But their mother drowns her secret guilt in alcohol and prayer. The time has come for Amy and Joey to pay for her sins… Because Amy is pregnant. And the carnival is coming back to town. With a new afterword by the author
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780425250648 (0425250644)
ASIN: 0425250644
Publisher: Berkley
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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mollysmommyreads
mollysmommyreads rated it
5.0 The Funhouse
Classic Koontz. Both scary and creepy, it kept me turning the pages even when it bordered on cheesy. (not that there's anything wrong with cheesy)
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
2.0 The Funhouse by Dean Koontz, narrated by Karen Peakes
Boy, did I ever hate this book! It was originally released decades ago under a pen name. When the audio came up for free, I jumped on the chance, because I loved Dean Koontz back in the day. I thought that because I enjoyed his older books like The Watchers, that I would enjoy this one. I was wron...
Barbara's Booky Blog
Barbara's Booky Blog rated it
3.0
Carny Conrad Straker has been trying to get vengeance on his ex-wife Ellen for 25 years for killing their deformed mutant child. Ellen has moved away from Pennsylvania where they met and married again. Now with two children: Amy (17) and Joey (10) she had turned to alcohol and religion to erase he...
All Things Book
All Things Book rated it
3.0 The Funhouse
Of all Dean's books, this one freaked me out the most...not sure why, but I usually re-read his books once or twice and this one was a one time only for me.
The All Night Library
The All Night Library rated it
5.0 The Funhouse
A great Dean Koontz book written in 1980 called The Funhouse. Ellen ran away from home one night and joined up with a traveling carnival, she eventually married the man who runs the carnival and they had a deformed child. Ellen killed the child and ran away. She now has a new family but the carnival...
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