Blood Games - Richard Laymon Reviews
Description:ISBN 0747238219 / Author: Richard Laymon / Genre: Horror / College friends Helen, Cora, Vivian, Finley and Abilene all meet up for one ... more
Blood Games - Richard Laymon ... week every year. Helen has a taste for horror, and this year she has chosen the Totem Pole Lodge, a deserted hotel in the backwoods with a sinister past. But the girls soon find it is not as deserted as they thought.
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by - written on 18/04/10 (Very useful, 43 readings)
The late great (in my opinion) Richard Laymon may have died in 2001 but luckily for us fans he left behind more than 30 novels to be enjoyed. Always more popular in the UK than America he now seems to be gaining the success he deserved in life. Blood games is my favourite Richard Laymon novel and i have read it every couple of years since i was about 15 (im now 28) It may not be his most famous and for his hard core fans not his best but to me it is synonymous with everything Richard Laymon stands for as a writer. There is horror, twists in the story and a sense of esculating danger but it is also has the best character development of all his books and made ... Read the complete review
by - written on 08/10/09 (Very useful, 10 readings)
I Love Richard Laymon and this is one of his better novels. College friends Cora, Finley, Helen, Vivien and Abilene have made a pact on their last night at college. The friends decide they will meet up once a year for a week and will go on an adventure of one of the girls choice, no men or children will be allowed. The book tells us the history of the girls relationship through college and also tells us the past two years adventures. Full of sexual references as is usual with Laymon we are taken to the Totum pole lodge the disused and rundown hotel that has been the scene of a gruesome mass murder, this is where the girls will stay the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 20/10/08 (Very useful, 88 readings)
If you've ever read any of Richard Laymon, you will know he could be quite graphic and violent in his writing style. Blood Games isn't one of his tamest, but at the same time you will be able to read this on your own at night. The novel is set around five friends, Helen, Cora, Vivian, Finley and Abilene. Set in America as all Laymon's novels are, these friends always meet up once a year to spend a week together in search of adventure. Each year they take it in turns to choose the place to stay. This year it's Helen's turn and she has chosen a deserted hotel in a very desolate area. Totem Pole Lodge was once a fancy hotel, but has been empty for ... Read the complete review
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