Book Reviews of Monster: A Tale of Loch Ness

Monster: A Tale of Loch Ness
Monster A Tale of Loch Ness
Author: Jeffrey Konvitz
ISBN-13: 9780345294470
ISBN-10: 0345294475
Publication Date: 9/12/1982
Pages: 388
Rating:
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
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I bought this book at a used bookstore, indulging my penchant for bad sea monsters stories. Expecting a bad but mindlessly entertaining read, I was quite pleasantly surprised to find it a well-crafted, intense thriller. The story, about an oil company seeking to exploit a new oil find under Loch Ness only to be stymied by the Loch's famous inhabitant, is well written and thoughly detailed. The characters were well developed and interesting...you actually end up despising the bad guys, and rooting for the good guys. If I were the publisher, I'd re-release this book in a minute. If you like such thriller giants as Steven King and Dean Koontz, by all means, try this book. It's well worth the read, and a real gem.