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I read this book shortly after reading my first DK book, Fear Nothing. These are quite possibly my 2 favorite books, but Watchers is my favorite book by DK so far.

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Watchers was the second book I read by dk. Wonderful, read all night long book!!!  The first I read by dk was Lighting. Also a great book.
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Originally posted by creativerealms creativerealms wrote:

Good book, hell great book. This is currently my favorite Dean Koontz book. In fact the only bad thing that came out of this book is the movie that is very very loosely based on it. And I mean very loosely. The movie is probably one .01% accurate to the book if even that. The few characters from the book that even made it to the movie are nothing like their book versions. Travis is a teenager and Nora is his mother. Einstein is only called Fur Face (Ok that I can over look) The worst of all. Lem was changed into the villain of the movie. Now I realize that movies take liberties from the books they are based on but in Watchers case I doubt the screen writer even looked at the book. Hell it is just some random 80’s monster flick with a smart dog added in and characters having the same names as the book but being nothing alike.

 

Ok enough ranting about the Movie the book was perfect. Never has a story dragged me in until the end like Watchers has. It is by far my favorite DK book as of yet.

 

Watchers the book four out of four

Watchers the movie –four out of four.

 

Funny that my favorite book is also my most hated movie.

 

I saw the movie too, when I found it in blockbuster I was so excited to watch it, once I did I wanted to puke. I  also agree that they took the BEST book ever and made the WORST movie ever from it!

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Watchers was one of the best books I have ever read. It really makes you think about human nature and emotion. The beast was scary, but at the same time you felt sorry for him/it. The dog...well he was just adorable....of course....as he was made to be.
"The most beautiful thing we can experience in life is the mysterious"-Einstein
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I can't believe that they haven't made a movie out of this book yet. all these stephen king movies, and some of them aren't even as good as a dean koontz novel. this book is awesome. i've read it twice so far, and many more to come i predict.
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