The Face
by Dean Koontz

A horror novel told by God about a man in charge of security for a superstar whose former best friend dies and becomes a ghost who tries to warn him of immanent danger and who ends up acting as his guardian angel. The title refers to the handsome superstar, who never actually appears in the plot line. For the most part Koontz’s magic fails him and the book is below par, but it is partially redeemed by a strong ending. As usual, it rains so much in this novel that Koontz makes you think California must be a rain forest.

Year Read: 2005


Back to Libertarian Essays by Roy Halliday
Back to Nonfiction Book Notes
Back to Fiction Book Notes
Back to Book Notes by Author

This page was last updated on October 4, 2011.
This site is maintained by Roy Halliday. If you have any comments or suggestions, please send them to royhalliday@mindspring.com.