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REVENGE IS A DISH BEST SERVED OLD

Advantages: A great book in the mystery and thriller genre
Disadvantages: It`s the last Laymon book

“Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind” It’s the summer of 68 and Leigh’s parents are at their wits end at her wayward behaviour, the final straw being her arrest at an anti Vietnam War rally. It seems nothing can stop her on ...

stuleg 16.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Lake - Richard Laymon

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Sex, Violence - Another Richard Laymon Book

Advantages: Some strong characters - good storyline
Disadvantages: Bit predictable

...After all my reviews of children's books I thought I would try writing one for the adults out there. This is not one to read to your little kiddiewinkles. ***The Author*** Richard Laymon died on Valentine's Day, 2001 at the age of just 54, but as w ...

belfin 18.04.2006 · Read full review
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"Ah'm a-comin' to getcha, baby…..".

Advantages: Gripping story that keeps you interested
Disadvantages: Laymon has passed away :(

...I brought this book following a review on Dooyoo that really captured my interest and I am so glad I read that review. It's 1968 and Leigh West is a young rebellious teenager, shipped off to her Aunt & Uncle's house by the lake for the summer, followin ...

wendybull 18.11.2006 · Read full review
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A Poor Epitaph

Advantages: The writing is taut and effecive, and several stand alone scenes are magnificent. The conclusion, had it been published as a stand alone novella, would have been wonderful.
Disadvantages: Nothing happens, and there is some nasty use of forced incest as a means to create a tawdry shock. Oh, and nothing happens.

Richard Laymon passed away on the 14th of February this year. My main reason for picking up 'The Travelling Vampire Show' was an act of commemoration - he was among the most prolific writers working in my genre. I really wanted to like this book, his la ...

RichardW 18.04.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Travelling Vampire show - Richard Laymon

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BITE ME!

Advantages: It's a vampire novel
Disadvantages: Doesn't grab you - Not much story till the end

...Dwight, Rusty and Slim. Three typical teenagers - bored out of their minds during the summer holidays. Bored that is until the mysterious posters start appearing all over their sleepy American town. Over night the town is flooded with eerie posters advert ...

whoopidoo 20.12.2003 · Read full review
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Review of The Travelling Vampire show - Richard Laymon

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