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Not His Best

Advantages: Scary, and quite original
Disadvantages: Wanders off topic sometimes

Out Are The Lights is interesting because it contains one novella and five other short stories. The big story though, is obviously the most important thing about this book. Although I found it quite an enjoyable read, I thought the storyline was a li ...

Arbobug 12.04.2007 · Read full review
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make sure you lock your doors and windows

Advantages: short,sharp thrills that end with a bite
Disadvantages: stories are too short to have a major impact

Out Are The Lights is a collection of one novella and five other short stories-all with a short,sharp shock at the end-reminiscent of the old Tales From The Crypt comics and their ilk from the sixties and seventies. Starting with the title story,this s ...

sparkymarky1973 23.08.2006 · Read full review
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Good early novel with moments of brilliance

Advantages: Interesting ideas
Disadvantages: Only occasional flashes of brilliance

Out Are the Lights is one of Laymon's early books, and depending on which edition you buy, it also comes with five short stories. The main novel is the story of a series of films which are shown at a cinema, and appear to show people actually being murder ...

philsammie 13.07.2000 · Read full review
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Non stop violence!

Advantages: Fast paced and exciting
Disadvantages: No time for character development

One Rainy Night is fast paced, non stop action all the way. It's the story of a night when rain falls, turning everyone it touches into a crazed killer! The entire novel covers a period of just a few hours - there's no gentle introduction or setting of sc ...

philsammie 13.07.2000 · Read full review

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Original Idea

Advantages: Exciting
Disadvantages: Nothing special

One Raniy Night is an average Richard Laymon horror book. The story is about “black rain” that falls on a town and makes everyone it touches evil. The book is well written but it lacks whatever it is in other Richard Laymon books which makes them so exce ...

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