The Manitou by Graham Masterton (): He Who Devours It was a distinct pleasure to finally read this vintage mid-’70s bestselling horror. I was digging through my collection of horror novels and came across an excellent but mostly forgotten classic: Graham Masterton’s The. Editorial Reviews. Review. “A chilling tale.” —Kirkus Reviews Praise for Graham Masterton “A master of the genre.” —Rocky Mountain News “Graham Masterton.
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He had pretty much the same reaction I would have if I was him. Goodreads is the world’s mastertn site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Want to Read saving….
After training as a newspaper reporter, Graham went on to edit the new British men’s magazine Mayfair, where he encouraged William Burroughs to develop a series of scientific and philosophical articles which eventually became Burroughsi novel The Wild Boys.
Crazy funny 70’s “Exorcist”-rip-off! After training as a newspaper reporter, Graham went on to edit the new British men’s nanitou Mayfair, where he encouraged William Burroughs to develop a series of scientific and philosophical articles whi Graham Masterton was born in Edinburgh in Scarier than the original too. About Latest Posts Frances Carden Frances has a Masters in Fiction Writing from Johns Hopkins and works as a technical writer during the day, where she attempts to make software exciting.
This one maybe wasn’t quite as scary as the first, but it’s still got some really freaky moments. The Ghosts of Sleath.
Other books in the series. He’s not a manly man afraid of admitting his fear, but he reaches deep inside himself to pull out inner strength when he really Manitou Blood is the fourth novel in the ‘Manitou’ series.
Return to Book Page. Altogether Graham has written more than a hundred novels ranging from thrillers The Sweetman Curve, Ikon to disaster novels Plague, Famine to historical sagas Rich and Maiden Voyage – both appeared in the New York Times bestseller list.
Detailed review in Bulgarian here: Bloody funny and extremely bloody, as they say.
I find most books are read-worthy if you are aware of those things and recognize, but ignore them. Nasterton will be guaranteed to get lots of violence, some humor which I was not mabitou big fan ofit became annoying after awhile.
So far, so good anyhow So for me I really enjoyed it and it has impressed me all the more for it being his first bit hit. I wanted to write about your trip to L.
Could the epidemic be the work of The ‘mystery’ is alluringly complex and it’s never possible to figure out what’s going to happen next, and I guarantee no one will know what’s coming at the end. A bizarre epidemic is sweeping New York City. There’s an appropriate air of menace and the enemy and it’s machinations become clearer as the pages are turned.
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I like it when authors lull you into a quiet creeped out state, then suddenly ramp up the terror later in the book, and that’s exactl I loved loved loved this book, could not put it down.
Almost a great novel, but missed the mark. Apr 14, Brett added it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The Devil in Gray. When complications arise Crazy funny 70’s “Exorcist”-rip-off! The doctors decide to cut out the lump–but then it moves.
I’ve yet to be bored by any of the author’s books. Second time reading this, mastedton this time it seemed more silly. Typical of Masterton, there are inconsistencies in how this book fits into the world of the “Manitou” novels.
Refresh and try again. I didn’t find myself rolling my eyes and thinking that the author went too far into the absurd while reading this one, which did happen when I read the first. Why does Harry go from lovable con artist to superhero, especially for someone he does not know? Masterfon 11, Nick rated it did not like it.
Sometimes when horror authors ramp up the tension it feels like they’re just randomly throwing any and every ultra violent or mzsterton thing at you, this wasn’t the case with The Manitou. Masterton is a great storyteller no doubt and I wouldn’t hesitate to read more of his work in the future.
I watched the movie immediately after finishing the book and it was pretty ridiculous, but not in the fun, compulsive way the novel was. Comparatively, returning to the first book is actually a bit of a jar, especially since Masterton has grown so much since the inception of his long running story. The later creeping horror and all out blood bath of Plague of the Manitou and other books in the series, I am told have the strength of time and refined authorship.