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Odd Thomas

Koontz, Dean R.

(Book - 2003)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Odd Thomas
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Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c2003
ISBN: 0553802496
Characteristics: 399 p. ;,25 cm

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Aug 26, 2014
  • FindingJane rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Mr. Koontz is once again the master of human depravity amidst supernatural situations. Whether the one draws the other or vice versa isn’t a question easily answered and the novel doesn’t provide the reader with any real conclusions. What do come through are the trials of a mere human struggling with a superhuman power and the obstacles thrown in his way by the mortal and immortal world alike. Odd Thomas is an incredible creation, both queer and ordinary, desperately determined to grip his sanity and mildly fearful that he really is nuts. This is a book of genuine creepiness and terror and not to be missed by true horror fans.

An "average" guy who communes with souls of the departed, often sought out by humans to utilize this ability. I looked under the bed-twice!

Jul 31, 2014
  • i_like_cows rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Odd Thomas is a lovable, unusual hero whose adventure is well paced, gripping, and suspenseful. Good luck putting this book down!

So far an addictive read. I have to read it during the day on days when I have nothing to do because I find myself sitting for hours just immersed in this Odd story.
I will definitely be reading the rest of the series.

May 20, 2014
  • bixby rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I love Dean Koontz's books and have just reread Odd Thomas in anticipation of getting the movie from the library. The main characters are wonderful and the surprise ending is worth the wait!

Nov 20, 2012
  • LaimaA rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A very engaging and compelling novel. Odd Thomas is such an unusually earnest character and this book has almost a 1950's very wholesome atmosphere. I dig it and I'm looking forward to reading the rest in the series.

Aug 23, 2012
  • kittybay rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Another new character for me, and I love him. Can't wait to read the rest.

Aug 08, 2012
  • theresaannalee rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Dean Koontz really is my favorite author of all time, and he outdid himself with this series. There's something for everyone in every book, his writing style is dark and still very witty (at at times, cute), and he makes it feel as if the characters actually exist. Whenever I read this book, I get sad because there's no way I can meet them in person. (Haha). The action starts right at the beginning and it just keeps going. I would recommend this book to anyone, anytime.

Jun 06, 2012
  • lumberjackson195 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is the first book in the series and is the best, without a doubt. The characters, limited in number as they are, interweave to make an amazingly complex story that keeps you riveted until the end.

May 03, 2012
  • roxyroy rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

not has good has the first..

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Jul 31, 2014
  • i_like_cows rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

i_like_cows thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

Aug 08, 2012
  • theresaannalee rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

theresaannalee thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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