Jaws Author:Peter Benchley From the opening chapter when a young woman, after making love on the beach, plunges into the cleansing surf...and meets the 20-foot shark...the reader is hooked. — Taut and exciting...Peter Benchley has scored a palpable hit with this first novel...a fine thriller. — A page turner...To read the first few pages of Peter Benchley's book is to be co... more »mpelled to read them all as quickly as you can turn the pages...a stunning book.
Relentless terror...Jaws proves once again that you don't need demons or exorcism to create blanching, relentless terror.
Powerful climax...His story grabs you at once...Read Jays-by all means read it.« less
Book was fun and interesting as compared to the movie. A few differences...some small and a few larger ones that added a bit of variance and interest. Of course, the initial death of Crissy is always the one that haunts us all and reading it only amplifies that sentiment of "clutching your pearls". Good read and moves quickly!