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The Rats - James Herbert
The Rats
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It was only when the bones of the first devoured victims were discovered that the true nature and power of these swarming black creatures with their razor-sharp teeth and the taste for human blood began to be realised by a panic-stricken city. For millions of years man and rats had been natural... show more
It was only when the bones of the first devoured victims were discovered that the true nature and power of these swarming black creatures with their razor-sharp teeth and the taste for human blood began to be realised by a panic-stricken city. For millions of years man and rats had been natural enemies. But now for the first time - suddenly, shockingly, horribly - the balance of power had shifted...'The effectivenes of the gruesome set pieces and brilliant finale are all on its own' Sunday Times
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780333761182 (0333761189)
Publisher: Macmillan
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Series: Rats (#1)
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Book Cupidity
Book Cupidity rated it
2.5 The Rats by James Herbert
Let's see if I can get a good pictorial reference here for The Rats... Obviously not even close. Remy just wants to make you a meal, not make you the meal. Closer...but still, Jenner was really just evil all on his own. We've got the size going for us here...but comparatively to Herb...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it
3.5 The Rats
I found this book at a large book sale recently, and my edition has a cover that looks like rats ate half of it. Immediately intrigued by this, I just had to buy it. While I'm not a big fan of rats, they do not really terrify me. Or at least, they didn't use to. The story features an infestation w...
Casual Debris
Casual Debris rated it
4.0 James Herbert, The Rats (1974)
From Casual Debris. There is nothing intelligent about The Rats: the social commentary is incidental, the writing is plain, and while the structure is interesting it is far from ground-breaking. Yet the novel is, without respite, highly entertaining."Without respite" is an easy claim as the book i...
JeffreyKeeten
JeffreyKeeten rated it
3.0 RATS BY JAMES HERBERT
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.Edmund BurkeThere are rats and then there are RATS.A scientist has brought back an oversized rat from a radioactive island, and he begins breeding it with the local London rats. These rats are famous in their own right for bringing down London...
From Dark Places
From Dark Places rated it
4.0 The Rats by James Herbert
OMFG this is about rats, lots of fucking rats, not just your average normal run of the mill rats but super big fucking rats that have taken a liking to human flesh. I listened to this on audio and have to say it's pretty entertaining, in an upper class, hoighty-toighty kind of narration, we get to k...
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