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    Posted: February/05/2004 at 11:36am
Even though this was a short book in which I read in two days, it was fast paced and enjoyable. I only wish it had more pages. The dialogue is the most enjoyable between Tommy Phan and Del Payne.



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When a mysterious doll appears on Tommy's doorstep, he is curious, and that evening, when he picks it up, its heart actually appears to be beating, then the threads of its eyes unravel and a strange green eye appears. Before long, Tommy is forced to flee a seemingly indestructable adversary.


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i fully agree. i loved Del Payne's sence of humor. if she was a real person, id marry her. perhaps i sound a little confused right now, but i dont really care. chastize me if you must. i found myself not caring what became of the doll-thing at all. it was almost like a nusience sub-plot to the story of Del and Toung-Tommy. i would recomend this novel more as a comedy that thriller genre.

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Del & Tommy were great characters. Del was stronger than Tommy, and from a woman's point  of view, that doesn't happen nearly enough in books. The thing I found most interesting was that Tommy didn't feel as though he was "American" enough. What made him feel that way eluded me.
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I loved this book and think that it did a wonderful job showing the mixture of cultures in America. I loved Del and her mother, they were amusing in and of themselves. I would recommend this book even though it wasn't my favorite by Dean Koontz.
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Good book with a creepy begining. I didn't like the fact that he ruined a perfectly good Corvette though. My favorite part was Del's mom and her radio. Good read, and my first DK hardcover.

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