I found this amusing (chapter 3):
Every thirty seconds or so, a bleached blonde with a shrill voice repeated the same words of amazement: "I can't believe nobody got killed in all that! I can't believ...more
That cat! Ew. Aristophanes had qualities about him that expressed my hidden fears about those cr...more
reading his early stories is a plus...for anyone interested in the art of making fiction...all you need then is a decade or so o...more
A beautiful young girl appears out of nowhere. A teenager with no past, no family--no memories. Carol and Paul were drawn to her. She was the child they'd never had. Most mothers would die for such a darling little angel. And that's what frightened Carol most of all...About the Author
Dean Koontz was born in Everett, Pennsylvania, and grew up in nearby Bedford. He won an Atlantic Monthly fiction competition when he was twenty and has been writing ever since. Mr. Koontz's books are published in...more
Having stated my beliefs I must also admit that I enjoyed reading The Mask by Dean Koontz very much. He has managed to weave the unbelievables into a beautiful novel which...more
Because there's no summary for this book on goodreads, I'll post what the back covers says:
"Hello, I'm nobody."
She appeared out of nowhere, in the middle of traffic, on a busy day. A teenager with no past, no family - no memories....more
However, if you like Dean Koontz, I believe this is still an enjoyable, easy read. There is a lot of paranormal cool stuff and a bit a mystery to keep the reader engaged.
Then about halfway through, I paused. What exactly do I remember about reading Dean Koontz?
And then that....
Darkness. Someone was afraid of darkness. And there was a hermaphrodite that one time.
Yeah, apparently I don't remember novels from childhood like I thought I did.
Dean Koontz sucks. How did I forget that?
Well, duh - the girl is a mess, she doesn't know who she is, much less anything about her past, but sure! Let's go ahead and bring her home with us and give her fluffy, sof...more
It starts off kind of slow. You know something is happening but it's just taking so long to develop. Then when it happens, its great for about 30 pages or so, then it just drops off again. I felt like the book just ended so abruptly without really pulling everything together. I mean you know what happens and the climax is over, but there isn't really any closure. A fine read if you are a...more
Its ridiculous the plot has not depth what so ever, not to mention the ending being incredibly rushed, pointless and odd in the sense it had nothing to do with anything if you catch my drift.
DO NOT READ THIS.
However, what made this book three stars was Koontz's amazing and thrilling story telling.
Dean R. Koontz has also published under the na...more