Someone Like Me - Tom Holt Reviews
Description:ISBN 1841494461 / Author: Tom Holt / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Nobody knows where they came from. Nobody knows what they want. The ... more
Someone Like Me - Tom Holt ... creatures are killing humans for meat and nobody, it seems, can stop them. Now one man - a hunter by trade - has trapped one of the creatures. Under the ground, they face each other. And only one of them will get out alive.
Newest Review: ... situation is described over the first few chapters, the hunter (in a narrative format) takes us down underground in pursuit ... more
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by - written on 03/02/10 (Very useful, 78 readings)
Fans of Tom Holt's writing will instantly be surprised with this short story. His usual comedy is replaced by what is a gripping horror tale, albeit very descriptive and full of tension as opposed to gore. Set supposedly at some point in the future, yet having the world somehow reverted to a lack of cars and planes, a good deal of the population died out, and survival reduced to fighting off strange predatory creatures. In all honesty, it's presented very much like a sort of 'I Am Legend' tale, although this story takes us underground with a hunter, whose job it is to seek out the creatures who prey on us and kill them. As the situation is described over the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 05/08/09, updated on 21/08/09 (Useful, 105 readings)
'Someone like me' by Tom Holt is an extremely scary and touching short story. It is only around 100 pages long in large font but there is plenty of time for Tom Holt to portray his message. We follow a bounty hunter in this novel who hunts the local beasts. These 'things' are portrayed as terrible to us in the first chapters as we hear about them cutting people throats with rusty hooks and other such tales. The bounty hunter has a duty to kill whatever attacked the town and so he follows the trails down into the sewers which was not so wise as it is their territory. Little does he know that while down there he is going to find out something completely new ... Read the complete review
by - written on 10/07/07 (Very useful, 169 readings)
No-one saw them coming and by the time they did it was too late. Now no-one can remember how they arrived. These beasts have slaughtered millions for meat and the World has regressed into the dark ages. A place were electricity no longer exists and modern technologies are the mythical tales of ageing madmen. Out of this chaos comes a hunter-by-trade who is tracking one of the beasts. Will the hunter become the hunted? “Someone Like Me” by Tom Holt is part of a quick reads series. Quick reads were created to get reluctant readers involved in the marvellous world of fiction. “Someone like me” certainly succeeds in having everything that you would expect ... Read the complete review
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