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by Richard Laymon
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Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it 3 years ago
4.5 stars rounded up! Wow! This was my first Richard Laymon novel and I was not disappointed. I know Laymon has a bit of a bad reputation (as in, he’s known for writing trashy horror), so I was a bit hesitant when starting this short tale of a few people lost in the woods and on the run from an in...
Sarah's Library
Sarah's Library rated it 7 years ago
30/3 - Okay, so hypothetical situation: you and your friend (both women) are driving through small-town America when a disturbingly disfigured 'man' comes scurrying out of the woods into the middle of the road. He is missing his lower half, not through an incomplete murder, but through a birth defec...
Konnici na Liriite - Chevalier Du Lys
This is not a book to be read by people susceptible to gore, horror, necrophilia, cannibalism, pedophilia and other... things...I read the restored and uncut version of the book. Most Landers chapters are missing from the previous edition and I can see why. They are disturbing as hell. Beware. You h...
11811
11811 rated it 8 years ago
Pretty standard Laymon. Not his best but still a decent representation of his style in general.
MizNikki
MizNikki rated it 8 years ago
Lander got naked and ran through the woods.Ben didn't make it. Didn't think he could.Ruth was beaten, strung up to die.Johnny tried to save them. It was suicide.Cordie was initiated into the tribe. Lost a finger, they would not be denied.Sherri straddled the fence, she was bi.Neala felt their friend...
Death by Book Avalanche
Death by Book Avalanche rated it 10 years ago
As far as I can remember this was my first Laymon novel. I read it quite a while ago now so I don't remember a great deal about it. I gave it 4 stars as this is the book that got me into reading laymon and I have to say he is one of my favourite authors. I remember being transfixed to this book. It'...
The Zoe Zone
The Zoe Zone rated it 13 years ago
A decent, fast read. My only complaint is that some (not all, but some) of the sexual stuff hits a wrong note. Two women encounter a grotesque legless thing that throws a severed hand at them, for instance, and a page (and not that many minutes) later, one of the women is distracted by the feel of h...
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