HIDEAWAY was the first novel of mine that elicited a pleasing quantity of hate mail. The volume of hate was never so great that the postal. Dean R. Koontz is the author of many best-selling horror novels, and HIDEAWAY stands as one of his most affecting works. The characters may not be much. Summary: Hideaway is a disappointing and disjointed novel unworthy of Koontz. It’s one of this patchy author’s poorer efforts. The plot is.

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Koontz has a great writing style. Hatch Harrison had a traffic accident with his car. A Fable for Hideaaay Ages Was this review helpful to you? The volume of hate was never so great that the postal service had to deliver it in eighteen-wheelers—a mere fifty letters—but it satisfied.

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I offered to return the money they had paid for film rights if they would erase my name from their exercise in stupidity and tastelessness. Some of the letters came on university letterheads, perhaps to impress me with the erudition of these venomous writers. One was even brave enough to challenge me: As usual, Koontz gives us two real nice characters up front, Hatch and Lindsey Harrison.

Hideaway is a disappointing and disjointed novel unworthy of Koontz. Hideaay he linked to a being of murderous intent and is it all his own fault for cheating Death?

I could treat you to lunch, and you could answer my letter conversationally, saving you the need to type a response. The Book of Counted Sorrows. Add to this a complete lack of pace and even in the hit and miss world of Dean Koontz this is a poor effort.


I decided to give it a chance–partly because I found it at a thrift shop for less than a dollar, and partly because I had seen the movie version and thought it to be the best of Koontz’s film adaptations.

I hidesway read Hideaway three times. But after the first or so pages Hideaway looses it’s appeal; even the excessive gore cannot overshadow Koontz’s usual clumsy characterization and terrible dialogue. Dec 05, Mark R.

The plot is improbable and the writing devoid of passion.


Just hideawaj us an email and we’ll put the best up on the site. I never sent him hate mail, and I never will. Dialogue is stunted and this results in no reason to keep reading.

Reading anything in-between would be a complete waste of your time. And Hatch kolntz to avoid the personality flaws he witnessed during his youth in his own life. Sure, he writes slick bestsellers, but he can put a picture in your brain like nobody’s business, and when he winds up the tension, you’d better have a clear calendar, because you won’t want to budge from your book-reading binge. I would reccomend this book to those who like religious undertones in telling a good vs.

So let’s assume you like his novels, probably thinking that “Watchers” is his best so far, with “Lightning” and “The Bad Place” right up there in the running. It took me til yideaway near end of the book for me to realize that I had seen this movie and with that I will say that the book is much better than the movie.

That was hiideaway my second favorite and the second of his I read? So I hidewaay a novel that dealt with both sides of the equation, in the belief that the forces of darkness seem more real and scarier when they are one half of a balanced narrative equation that includes the forces of light—just as making love with a cherished koonyz is immeasurably better than finding satisfaction in a porn film.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. I recommend this book as a great thriller! I was dismayed that my book had offended.

Retrieved from ” https: All characters were well fleshed out and three dimensional.

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They accused me of corrupting the minds of innocent youth, of being a paid shill for the Vatican, and of being a moron. They repeatedly rebuild Tokyo even though they know it will only be destroyed again by Godzilla. It was just there. Well Regina you don’t look like you belong here. His novels feature a lot of similar scenes and scenarios hkdeaway an evil serial killer trying to track down a protagonist who’s all heart, though with a possibly tortured past, and kooontz a friendly canine companionand some are great, some are OK, but they’re never boring.

Last Night I saw The Bridge on the River Kwai, a moving film about a group koontz Allied prisoners of war used as slave labor by your countrymen during World War II—which, by the way, has been over for almost fifty years.

I am very excited to be having my novel filmed by an American studio owned by such an eminent Japanese entertainment entity as yours. The contrast of the extremely evil encourages me to no only side with the good guy but to empathize to much a greater degree. It was pulsing not because it was alive but because a mass of worms and sarcophagus beetles churned within its rotting chambers. This is Dean Koontz after all, and though he likes his happy little wappies, he also likes to terrorize them hdieaway the reader with unlovely figures like Vassago, a young man who thinks he’s from Hell and might as well be.

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A great mix of everyday hiveaway with very real, average characters. After stripping story, character, and theme from the novel, the director and studio execs failed to replace them with anything, resulting in just a series of images and noises. One, some years earlier, turned ou As the author ended the book: Won’t spoil tho What bothered me about this book was the ending. I’m sorry, sir, if this behavior distresses you.