Monster

Monster

A Novel

Book - 1999
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A marginal actor is found dead in a car trunk, sawn in half. Months later, a psychologist at a hospital for the criminally insane is discovered murdered and mutilated in a tantalizingly similar way. When reports of an inmate's incoherent ramblings begin to make frightening sense as predictions of yet more slayings, Delaware and sturgis are drawn into a web of family secrets, vengeance, and manipulation-both inside the asylum and on the streets of L.A., where death, drugs, and sex are marketed as commodities. The climactic discovery they make as they race to prevent more killings gives fresh and terrifying meaning to the concept of monstrosity.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 1999.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780679459606
067945960X
Branch Call Number: KELL
Characteristics: 396 p. ; 24cm.

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Pisinga
Jul 04, 2015

The first half of the book is readable. The second half is unnecessarily long, boring, there are a lot of meaningless monologues and dialogues, the ending is middling.

JENNELISE HAFEN Aug 22, 2014

As psychological thrillers go, this is the best of the best-by a man who has bestseller next to most of his dozens of psychological thrillers.

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