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Dean Koontz : a critical companion

Author: Joan G Kotker
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Series: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most prolific and popular contemporary novelists, Dean Koontz has captivated both young and mature readers alike. This critical companion examines his mature fiction, including his most popular recent novels, Watchers, Lightning, and Dark Rivers of the Heart. Its intention is to provide both conventional and alternative readings so that students and readers who love Koontz's fiction can develop their
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Kotker, Joan G.
Dean Koontz.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605083068
Named Person: Dean R Koontz; Dean R Koontz
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan G Kotker
ISBN: 031329528X 9780313295287
OCLC Number: 34117536
Description: xi, 184 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series Foreword / Kathleen Gregory Klein --
1. The Life of Dean Koontz --
2. Genre --
3. Phantoms (1983) --
4. Strangers (1986) --
5. Watchers (1987) --
6. Lightning (1988) --
7. Midnight (1989) --
8. The Bad Place (1990) --
9. Mr. Murder (1993) --
10. Dark Rivers of the Heart (1994) --
11. Intensity (1995).
Series Title: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Responsibility: Joan G. Kotker.

Abstract:

One of the most prolific and popular contemporary novelists, Dean Koontz has captivated both young and mature readers alike. This critical companion examines his mature fiction, including his most popular recent novels, Watchers, Lightning, and Dark Rivers of the Heart. Its intention is to provide both conventional and alternative readings so that students and readers who love Koontz's fiction can develop their critical skills. Other novels examined in depth are.

Phantoms, Strangers, Midnight, The Bad Place, Mr. Murder, and Intensity. Seven other Dean Koontz novels are examined in comparison to these as well.

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