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I'M A GOOD MAN
This is a mixed bag of stories. Some are horror, some are Sci-Fi, and some are religious. Some are great, some are so-so, some are amateurish, and one is agonizing long and religious.
HER EYES, GOD, HER EYES
As a horror fan and one who likes his stories to have unexpected dark twists, I loved KITTENS. As someone who is in love with his Teacher wife and who knows what an extraordinary job she does, I loved MISS ATTILA THE HUN. OLLIE'S HANDS was a heart touching paranormal story. BRUNO, sounded like a good start to a paranormal series, similar to Dresden files, but since it was written in 1971, I guess that is not going to happen. The Black Pumpkin was scary. I also enjoyed WE THREE. WILDERNESS, was a prequel to his book INNOCENCE. The story was okay, but was not necessary to read before reading the novel. With the exception of one story the rest were fair to middle. The last story, TWILIGHT OF DAWN, is around two hours long and is agonizing. It is Koontz attempt to get you to believe in God. A lot of his stories, especially the latter written ones, have morality lectures, but if you have read Koontz before, than you are used to that.
I enjoyed this collection and if Koontz has more I will listen to those. If you are trying to decided though, King's Bazaar collection is much better.
I loved all the narrators, especially Dick Hill.
22 of 23 people found this review helpful
Wow, I'm really impressed!! This thing doesn't even read like Dean Koontz (not that Dean is subpar by any means, but these stories are very intriguing and not his typical type of story). I really hope Mr. Koontz continues to drop these collections. I'm only halfway through the book but felt it necessary to share this news with my fellow bookworms. This book is very much worth a credit.
5 of 6 people found this review helpful
Where does Wilderness and Other Stories rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
A solid 8/10 in the horror/thriller short story collections. However, these are barely horror if you're looking for linger scares.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
It's got a good pace, some short and sweet, some longer stories.
Any additional comments?
Many of these stories feel like they should be made into larger tales.
enjoyed all the story's .very much. some made me laugh .worth a second read .