A little bit lighter than his books lately (not as gory!). Interesting premise about anarchy. One of his best!
Disappointing effort by Dean Koontz. He seems to fill the book with meaningless words and long, repetitive, overly colorful descriptions that contribute nothing to the story. I grew weary of hearing the weather described over and over with silly metaphors, and found myself wanting to just get to the end of it.
This story was great. I listen to/from work and I had a tough time putting this down. He is a master.
This is in contrast to a review I just made of the Lake House. The Lake House was the worst audiobook (out of about 100) that I had ever downloaded. I couldn't finish listening to it. The Face, on the otherhand is one of the best downloads.
I highly recommend this.
I did not find this book uplifting, provoking, nor did it make me laugh. The author's play on extraordinary happenings seem very real in other books he has written. But this one, I just couldn't buy in to it.
I'm so happy that Dean Koontz can still write a suspense/horror novel with esoteric undertones. This book isn't his very best but is written so in his style that anyone who loves his work will love this great effort. All the characters had depth and the story makes you think about good and evil in only the way Koontz's work can.
Dean Koontz is the master of building up suspense...and this book is no exception. Though the book is very long, the story and plot is very good. The ending in my opinion was a little bit of a let down after all the buildup. However, I recommend it to all Dean Koontz fans and those who love this style of writing!
The style of writing is ludicrous; the plot requires abandonment of all common sense; the ending is ridiculously mushy sentimentality. There are a few redeeming features, but not enough to make it worth one's time to listen to this book.