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The Host (The X-Files: Young Adult #8)

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A man's body is discovered in the New Jersey sewer system, and a "routine" murder investigation ensues. But when several workers are attacked by a vicious sewer-dwelling monster, it becomes clear that something much more sinister is going on underground. Mulder and Scully soon find themselves on the slimy trail of a creature as disgusting as it is dangerous.
Mass Market Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 30th 1997 by HarperEntertainment
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Stephen Arvidson
Jan 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
“They say three species disappear from the planet every day…You have to wonder how many new ones are being created.” — Mulder (p.107)

Should it ever prove necessary to select my desert-island X-Files episodes, “The Host” would definitely be amongst my Top 5. It’s effectively creepy, a disgusting monster-of-the-week installment and highlight of the show’s sophomore season. The televised episode maintains classic status for its endearing and meticulous handling of the now-iconic Flukeman, a humanoi
Dec 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
This book was SO creepy! I almost gagged while reading the beginning chapter. The "worms" were disgusting and I cringed during the scenes where they attacked people ((view spoiler)).

This is definitely a scary read for me, but I really liked it and plan on reading some more of these X Files books.
Sarah Crawford
Jan 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
The X-Files have been closed. Skinner and Mulder seem to hate each other. Mulder is on routine assignments but one of them leads to the discovery of something in the sewers that proves more deadly than the alligators that are supposed to dwell there. Scully and Mulder are reunited in attempting to figure out what is killing sewer workers and what they find is extremely dangerous. It's a good story.
Mar 03, 2013 rated it liked it
Cerita di buku ini tentu saja sama persis dengan yang di film (padahal gak nonton atau lupa episode ini sih).Dan yang ada di kepala adalah si Mas David Duchovny dan Mbak Gillian Anderson yang kece punyak itu.
Saya suka series nya tapi kalo buat bacaan ya biasa-biasa aja.hehe.
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Les Martin has written dozens of books for young readers, including the RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK and INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM movie storybooks, and many Young Indiana Jones middle-grade novels. He has also adapted many classic works of fiction for young readers, including THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS, EDGAR ALLAN POE'S TALES OF TERROR, and THE VAMPIRE. Mr. Martin is a resident of New York C ...more
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