Prodigal Son

Prodigal Son

Paperback - 2005
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Koontz & Anderson reimagine Mary Shelley's classic tale, bringing the 'creature' to modern day New Orleans on the trail of his creator & the serial killer he has spawned. This is part one of four.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2005.
ISBN: 9780553587883
0553587889
Characteristics: xvi, 469 pages ;,18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Anderson, Kevin J. 1962-- Author

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DannyRaye
Aug 12, 2018

Wow, what a book! To even contemplate rewriting a classic and putting a fresh theological and psychological approach is daring. But then to execute such a daring story with finesse is breathtaking talent. Koontz has a refreshing voice, and it's his presentation of his knowledge of psychology, theology and anatomy that resonates with readers of the Old Race. What an amazing read. Definitely recommend!!

danbury013 Jan 15, 2016

Man I was so angry when this one ended and I had to wait for the second book! LOVE the series. Interesting twists and turns. Probably could of combined so there were only three books, not four. But that is o.k. LOVE this series! Read it three times already!

JewelMcLatchy Jan 20, 2013

Have loved all of Koontz's books I've read and this is no exception. Fantastic start to a series. I think BSG fans might enjoy the similarities of the characters.

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Cindis
Jan 05, 2011

A great read & not at all what I expected. Finished it in one sitting & left me wanting more!

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JewelMcLatchy Jan 20, 2013

"Who's that figure?" "The one with winged feet? That's Mercury." "And that one next to him?" "Aphrodite," said Fullbright. "Are they..." "Engaged in sodomy?" the mortician asked jovially. "Indeed they are. You'd be amazed how many mourners notice and are cheered by it." "I am amazed," (Detective) Michael agreed.

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