11 October 2015

Review: Frankenstein - Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz

If you've been following my reviews here for a while, you'll know I'm a big fan of Dean Koontz. I've read 27 books by Koontz, reviewed 18 of them and Frankenstein - Prodigal Son is the 28th.

The first in a series, Frankenstein is a mash-up of genres, including crime, science fiction and supernatural elements and while the character of Deucalion intrigued me, the story fell kind of flat.

Having said that, here's a great quote from page 41:
"Anger, like a long-repressed hunger, rose in Deucalion. Once anger had been his meat, and feasting on it, he had starved."
Prodigal Son is the first in the Frankenstein series, which contained five books at last count, but unfortunately I don't think I'll be reading any further.

My rating = ***

Carpe Librum!

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  1. Hi! I'm visiting from the Mount TBR reading challenge. This one caught my eye, as I think I would enjoy a good Frankstein story, but this may not be the right one. Thanks for your review! By the way, I see you're currently reading Dead Wake... (I read that one in the past couple of months)... the Lusitania's story is breathtaking and so tragic.

  2. Thanks for dropping by Tarissa, and glad you enjoyed Dead Wake, I'm only a little way into it so far. Hope you're going well on your Mount TBR Challenge :-)


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