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  • ISBN 0007196989
  • ISBN13 978-0007196982
  • Language English
  • Author Dean Koontz
  • Publisher Bantam Books; 1st edition (2005)
  • Pages 400
  • Formats lrf mobi doc txt
  • Category Mystery and Suspense
  • Subcategory Thrillers and Suspense
  • Size ePub 1169 kb
  • Size Fb2 1389 kb
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 242

Every so often a character so captures the hearts and imaginations of readers that he seems to take on a life of his own long after the final page is turned. For such a character, one book is not enough—readers must know what happens next. Now Dean Koontz returns with the novel his fans have been demanding. With the emotional power and sheer storytelling artistry that are his trademarks, Koontz takes up once more the story of a unique young hero and an eccentric little town in a tale that is equal parts suspense and terror, adventure and mystery—and altogether irresistibly odd.We’re all a little odd beneath the surface. He’s the most unlikely hero you’ll ever meet—an ordinary guy with a modest job you might never look at twice. But there’s so much more to any of us than meets the eye—and that goes triple for Odd Thomas. For Odd lives always between two worlds in the small desert town of Pico Mundo, where the heroic and the harrowing are everyday events. Odd never asked to communicate with the dead—it’s something that just happened. But as the unofficial goodwill ambassador between our world and theirs, he’s got a duty to do the right thing. That’s the way Odd sees it and that’s why he’s won hearts on both sides of the divide between life and death.A childhood friend of Odd’s has disappeared. The worst is feared. But as Odd applies his unique talents to the task of finding the missing person, he discovers something worse than a dead body, encounters an enemy of exceptional cunning, and spirals into a vortex of terror. Once again Odd will stand against our worst fears. Around him will gather new allies and old, some living and some not. For in the battle to come, there can be no innocent bystanders, and every sacrifice can tip the balance between despair and hope. Whether you’re meeting Odd Thomas for the first time or he’s already an old friend, you’ll be led on an unforgettable journey through a world of terror, wonder and delight—to a revelation that can change your life. And you can have no better guide than Odd Thomas.From the Hardcover edition.

Home Dean Koontz Forever Od. This book is for Trixie, though she will never read it.

Home Dean Koontz Forever Odd. Home. Part of Odd Thomas series by Dean Koontz. On the most difficult days at the key board, when I despair, she can always make me laugh. The words good dog are inadequate in her case.

Forever Odd was just ok. Had the typical good vs evil characters and some Dean Koontz' shocking moments. There is, however, throughout this book a typical Koontz literary tic that has always annoyed me and is present in this novel, to its detriment

Forever Odd was just ok. I am a fan of Dean Koontz and have read about 25 of his books. One of the things I like about Koontz as compared to Stephen King is that things in Koontz' stories COULD happen. There is, however, throughout this book a typical Koontz literary tic that has always annoyed me and is present in this novel, to its detriment. It is the sarcastic aside, the mean-spirited generalization, and the snide politically tinged remark.

Koontz Dean - скачать бесплатно все книги автора. For such a character, one book is not enough-readers must know what happens next. Dean Koontz has surpassed his longtime reputation as "America's most popular suspense novelist"(Rolling Stone) to become one of the most celebrated and successful writers of our time. Now Dean Koontz returns with the novel his fans have been demanding.

The international Number One bestseller Dean Koontz’s most-loved character, Odd Thomas, is back. A gripping and powerful thriller – full of suspense, mystery and horror. Evil never backs down, so neither can he. Odd Thomas, that unlikely hero, once more stands between us and our worst fears. Odd never asked to communicate with the dead – they sought him out, in the small desert town of Pico Mundo, which he can never leave. He has already lost the love of his life; and now a childhood friend has disappeared and the worst is feared

FOREVER ODD. ALSO BY DEAN KOONTZ Velocity тАв Life Expectancy тАв The Taking тАв Odd Thomas тАв The Face тАв By the Light of the Moon тАв One Door Away From Heaven тАв From the Corner of His Eye тАв False Memory тАв Seize the Night тАв Fear Nothing тАв Mr. Murder.

Forever Odd. Название: Автор: Koontz Dean For such a character, one book is not enough-readers must know what happens next. Now Dean Koontz returns with the novel his fans have been demanding

Forever Odd. Название: Автор: Koontz Dean. With the emotional power and sheer storytelling artistry that are his trademarks, Koontz takes up once more the story of a unique young hero and an eccentric little town in a tale that is equal parts suspense and terror, adventure and mystery-and altogether irresistibly odd. We're all a little odd beneath the surface.

О книге "Forever Odd". Every so often a character so captures the hearts and imaginations of readers that he seems to take on a life of his own long after the final page is turned.

Forever Odd is a 2005 novel by Dean Koontz, and the sequel to Odd Thomas. The plot takes place six months after the events of Odd Thomas. The plot takes place six months after the events of Odd Thomas

Forever Odd Quotes Showing 1-30 of 92. If one's friends do not openly laugh at him, they are not in fact his friends.

Forever Odd Quotes Showing 1-30 of 92. ― Dean Koontz, Forever Odd. tags: friends. The heart is an artist that paints over what profoundly disturbs it, leaving on the canvas a less dark, less sharp version of the truth. Dean Koontz, Forever Odd. tags: enlightening, introspective. Every life is complicated, every mind a kingdom of unmapped mysteries.

Koontz returns to the unique world of Pico Mundo, and to his unforgettable hero who lives always between two doors, between a life with the living and a life with the dead, between transcendence and terror

Koontz returns to the unique world of Pico Mundo, and to his unforgettable hero who lives always between two doors, between a life with the living and a life with the dead, between transcendence and terror. Evil is coming to Pico Mundo, and there can be no innocent bystanders.

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Syleazahad
I purchased Forever Odd because it was the second in the Odd Thomas series. I read Odd Thomas and enjoyed the main character and liked the book. Forever Odd was just ok. Had the typical good vs evil characters and some Dean Koontz' shocking moments. I am a fan of Dean Koontz and have read about 25 of his books. One of the things I like about Koontz as compared to Stephen King is that things in Koontz' stories COULD happen. Unlikely, but possible! Forever Odd pushed it a little too far (c'mon - a mountain lion???). At times I couldn't wait to get back to the book, and other times I just wanted to finish it. Doesn't hold a candle to "Lightning," or "Midnight," or my favorite "Watchers." Recommended if you are a fan of Dean Koontz and/or Odd Thomas, and want to read the series.
Yanki
This is a very good continuation of the series and I am looking forward to reading all the sequels. The plot mechanics (always a Koontz strong suit) are fine and the characterizations vivid and well-drawn. Koontz knows how to shape dramatic and dangerous situations into a page turner. However, the Odd Thomas series depends almost entirely on how you feel about the main character and whether he is appealing and consistent. For the most part, this second book of the series does this very well and I have no qualms about recommending this book, and the series as a whole.

There is, however, throughout this book a typical Koontz literary tic that has always annoyed me and is present in this novel, to its detriment. It is the sarcastic aside, the mean-spirited generalization, and the snide politically tinged remark.

Normally, I just shrug at these things because it's up to the author whether a protagonist has the particular worldview that despises the "politically correct" culture around him. It never ruins the book for me, but does signal to me that author has Opinions.

But the Odd Thomas books purport to be manuscripts entirely written by Odd Thomas himself and these sorts of remarks do not at all work for his character. Odd Thomas -knows- that the afterlife exists and accepts his role in easing the dead to peace. No other human being can possibly comprehend the depth with which he knows the human condition and his compassion and empathy for people who are not evil, but perhaps misguided or flawed. He forgives and does not insult the dead by complaining about their thoughts on popular culture. -That- is the essence of who he is. He is humble, self-deprecating, and deeply committed to this work which he -knows- will conclude when he reunites with Stormy. The opinions of the dead are not his business, only peace for their immortal souls. It is what makes him so compelling and endearing. But when he offers snarky observations about Indian casinos, the naming of sports teams and the supposed vapid inner life of anchorwomen, it instantly takes me out of the story. Odd would -never- be so ungenerous. Not to mention, he is -not- a media consumer, or creature. He often remarks about how detached he is from the culture around him. So, why would he have opinions about such trivial matters?

Koontz has obviously taken to heart some of the criticisms of his work, including his heroes' facility with guns and violence, the hyperintelligent dogs, and the ever lurking danger of global government conspiracies. I would be glad if he would also jettison the sarcasms. They do not respect Odd Thomas. They make him seem like a jerk.

That said, I will read all of these books. Odd's journey is one of tragedy and poignancy. I long for the last book and his final reward - to be of service with his beloved Stormy.

Addendum: I forgot to add one last note that I regard as an oversight by the author. There should have been a line or two about Odd visiting the sisters of Maryanne, from the casino. They needed solace (one of them desperately needs law enforcement help) and Odd needed to do that for them and Maryanne, especially to honor her sacrifice, since she was so instrumental in a particularly important plot point and suffered so terribly at that moment.
black coffe
I thought this was a great expansion into the world of Odd Thomas. I seen so many hateful reviews for this book that I was hesitant to continue the series. I decided to go on to purchase this book and Brother Odd despite seeing all the hate for I was drawn into wanting to know more of Odd's world. I was full of suspense, and dread throughout this whole book. I was worried for Odd, and Danny wondering how this will all play out. Danny reminds of friends whom when young the world was our oyster, but kind of drifted apart when we got older. It is explained in the book how Danny's condition is throughout his life, and when he got older it was not as severe so I do not why this was such a negative point to some readers. Even though some moments I expected to come, and the captures were not fully developed I still despised, and wished to see them pay for the wrongs they were doing. To me one the best aspect of the captures development was being able to dive deeper into the supernatural as we got to learn, and see some of things that expand Odd Thomas as a character through these interactions. I felt empathy for ghosts in the casino, and until I read the last page could not fully figure out Andre and Robert of what they truly were. The suspense, and the further character development, and the overall development of this world has me glad I already bought Brother Odd for I can not wait to dive deeper into this world.
Best West
Second book in the Odd Thomas series continues to please all my senses. It's really difficult to say much about the story in this book without giving too much of it away. Odd Thomas is definitely different, as he sees and talks to unsettled dead people, and he's drawn to trouble that only he seems to know about in advance. The sherif is the only one in his small town who knows about his gift or curse, depending on how you look at it. In this book he goes in search of a good friend who is missing, but finds evil in his path.

Generally, this would not be the type of book to interest me. Ghosts and such are not my favorites, but Koontz uses this subject to discuss some very serious themes, while adding huge interest through suspense, a bit of terror, and lots of humor. Free will is his subject in this book, and he handles it so creatively that you are taken on a journey without really knowing why till the end of the book.

I love Koontz's writing and strange thought processes. After saving lots of people from death in book one, people in his town now consider him a hero or an angel. One quip in the story has Odd saying that maybe it would be good to be an angle because then his halo would always provide a light for his book reading. Of course, he even says that thought so much better than I do. I listened to this book on Audible and found the narration to be eerily spectacular. Highly recommend the Odd Thomas books!!