A Novel

Book - 2009 | 1st ed
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Facing an inexorable assault on far more than his life, successful family man and bestselling novelist Cullen "Cubby" Greenwich finds himself in a desperate struggle with relentless sociopath and reclusive critic Shearman Waxx.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: FICTION KOO
Characteristics: 356 p. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780553807141


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Jul 15, 2014

Exciting storyline with fast paced suspense. Enjoyed this

jackjackattack95 Jun 06, 2014

An amazing book! Full of suspense! Once you finish a chapter, you can't help but start a new one to see what happens! I couldn't put the book down! A must read!!!!

Mar 12, 2014

Always a superb author love all of Mr koontz's books!!

Mar 01, 2013

[To any readers who have floundered in their understanding of one of Kootnz's finest novels: hint --- Perception Management! Read the DoD contracts let for the past 10 years!] Edward Snowden, NSA's Binney and Thomas Drake, and the latest breaking news indicating Google to be a joint CIA-NSA-DIA operation from the beginning, more than ever validates this book of exciting and most realistic fiction! Try to read this book concurrently with Scott Timberg's book, Culture Crash!

Jun 29, 2012

A decent Koontz book but not my favorite. He gave away to0 much of the plot before it happened, leaving me knowing what the outcome would be. Koontz has had lots of book way better than this one.

Aug 28, 2011

Like most Koontz books, the pleasure comes from the way he has with words, the mental pictures he can conjure up. But plot is not one of his strong points, and endings...well, this book in particular doesn't really have one. It certainly doesn't answer the giant "Why" that hangs over the whole story from the very beginning.

Don't read Koontz for a well-resolved plot and you won't be disappointed.

Aug 09, 2011

Some people seem to be missing the point here. One of the best things about Koontz's books is that fine line between possible and impossible. I love the idea of the teleporting dog ! Not so long ago people scoffed at the idea of space exploration. Koontz always sparks my imagination keeps me thinking, what if ...

May 15, 2011

In many ways, I quite enjoyed this book. However, the author's choice to add a genius six-year-old who creates time travel technology and tel-ports a dog rather spoiled it for me. If the best scientists in the world can't figure out time travel technology, then even a true prodigy of a child most certainly could not. As the a teleporting dog, well, really now.

Dec 23, 2009

For some reason I just couldn't get into this story. Maybe I've just read too many Koontz novels (which I enjoy, for the most part), but this one seemed rather formulaic and I couldn't get past the 'been there, done that' feeling. I didn't get more than a quarter of the way in before I stopped reading.

Dec 11, 2009

A definite page-turner; laugh out loud funny in some moments, frightening in others; highly recommended.

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