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Subject: John Saul or Dean Koontz who do you like more?
Date Posted: 3/23/2011 4:27 PM ET
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Just curious, thanks.
Date Posted: 3/23/2011 4:29 PM ET
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john saul by far

Date Posted: 3/23/2011 4:48 PM ET
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Early John Saul.  I enjoyed the books he wrote in the 80s, but haven't enjoyed the later works as much.  Not sure if my taste changed or if his style did.

Date Posted: 3/24/2011 12:54 PM ET
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I prefer early John Saul.  I was also wondering if it was me who changed or him.

Date Posted: 3/24/2011 1:28 PM ET
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John Saul, hands down.

Date Posted: 3/30/2011 7:17 PM ET
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I perfer both of their early works.  Have not read newest books by either.  I've definitly switched to the brian keene, wrath james white, bryan smith, jack ketchum crowd.

Date Posted: 3/30/2011 7:23 PM ET
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Wrath James White is a diabolical genius!  I also really like Gord Rollo, but hardly ever see him mentioned in this forum.

Date Posted: 4/4/2011 11:37 AM ET
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I have to say Dean Koontz. From The Corner Of His Eye turned me into a reader. I love Koontz's work!

Date Posted: 4/4/2011 1:31 PM ET
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While I enjoy both I have to say I definitely like Dean Koontz more.

Date Posted: 4/19/2011 4:02 PM ET
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I love John Saul, I have liked every one of his books, some take a while to get into but I love his novels.

Date Posted: 4/28/2011 10:29 AM ET
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Early Koontz by far................

Date Posted: 4/30/2011 12:05 PM ET
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John Saul

Date Posted: 5/8/2011 12:34 PM ET
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John Saul for sure.  I used to love Dean Koontz and read only books by him for quite a while.  I soon got burned out on him.  In addition, he has gotten tedious and now seems to churn out alot of crap.  Here are 2 fantastic authors who have not written enough new horror novels lately: Robert R. McCammon and Peter Straub!

Date Posted: 5/12/2011 6:31 PM ET
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I liked both of them in my pre-teen thru teen years.  But as I got older, I lost interest in them both.  I guess my favorite by Dean Koontz is The Watchers and Twilight Eyes.

Date Posted: 7/6/2011 11:55 PM ET
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john saul and dean koonts are really close ,i like them both !

Date Posted: 7/19/2011 10:12 PM ET
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Id have to say its a hard choice because they both have their good books i have all of john sauls books and over 100 of koontz and have read alot of both if i had to pick id say koontz johns getting a lil lazy now days lol, but to be honest i think their both about even. Im reading richard laymon books right now i love his books and he wasnt afraid of getting a little crazy at all! its sad that laymon had to pass away..



Last Edited on: 7/19/11 10:16 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Subject: Agree about Laymon.
Date Posted: 7/20/2011 8:54 PM ET
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Yes, it is a great loss to horror readers that Laymon died.