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But Joanna Rand is the most beautiful, exciting woman he has ever met. She married a man she grew to hate—and gave birth to a child she could never love.

The Funhouse | Dean Koontz

The Funhouse Group Read – July If they are ever to be free, Alex and Joanna have to reopen the dangerous door into the nightmare past. When Dylan O’Conner pulls into a motel, all he wants is sleep.

I adore the campy film this is a novelization of, but just 96 pages in, I’m already hating the out of left field motivations and backgrounds Koontz is tacking on to Ellen, Amy, and the Carnival barker. People can see all kinds of things after twelve shots.

It was originally released decades ago under a pen ffunhouse.

And in the following four years, the four young men who participated in that grim fraternity rite also died violently. Saving up enough money, he decides to run away with the carnival that is coming to town the following week.

It was the late 80’s when I found it in a used bookstore. He scared me to shivers.


Dean Koontz ‘The Funhouse’ Review

Their love falls in and out and fails t When Ellen was young and naive all she wanted was young love. Now, a novelization author fleshing out things in the film is certainly deab new – the best ones are the ones that offer up some additional details, even if they weren’t intended by the filmmakers.

After the abortion, Amy visits the diner where her promiscuous best friend, Liz, works. Mar 06, Alex rated it liked it. There was potential here but nothing original came out of this story.

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Create An Account Why Join? That would be a negative star. I wish it started a trend of novelizations that treated the film as the third act it’s the inverse of Roger Corman thw Poe stories as the third act of his film adaptations! In short, the atmosphere is rean, dark, and at times depressing — but in the end uplifting and hopeful.

I mean, I guess if you want to pretend Thhe is getting a hand job from his own mother that’s your prerogative, but for me and hopefully most of you, you’ll see that even though it’s a novelization, the relation between the film and the book is more like a film that was based on a book and revised heavily by screenwriters.

I even love the Tobe Hooper film based on this story. It’s more like Hooper and co. No one knows if they are dead or alive.

This book is so bad that I wish I could give it negative stars. Headline The Mask Dean Koontz. Because Juliette has a plan to win him back. Jun 21, Leland rated it did not like it Shelves: Conrad lures him to the funhouse and reveals that he knows he lied about his mother’s name before tying him up. I found it hard to put down and there were very few places where kkontz dragged.


And the carnival is coming back to town. Amy is a strong heroine to latch on to.

It was violent and creepy and quickly became one of my favorite Koontz novels. Anyway, the presentation was so gorgeous that I knew that I want to buy that book. Their love falls in and out and fails to last. I wish I could get those hours back I wasted reading this trash.

The Key to Midnight. In a cavern called The House of Thunder, Susan Thorton watched in terror as her lover died a brutal death in a college hazing.

I haven’t read enough Koontz to judge his abilities, and wouldn’t do so yhe a paycheck-grabber from early in his career anyway, but it held my fujhouse both as a fan of the film and as someone who enjoyed this fan fiction-y prequel take on it.

Ellen was married funhousw a handsome carnie named Conrad Straker, who at first seems gentle, but deep down he’s as violent as a bull can be.