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by Richard Laymon

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ISBN:
0747247838
ISBN13:
978-0747247838
Author:
Richard Laymon
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Headline; New Ed edition (December 8, 1994)
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Rating:
4.5

Home Richard Laymon Allhallow's Eve: (Richard Laymon Horror Classic).

Home Richard Laymon Allhallow's Eve: (Richard Laymon Horror Classic). First published as an Ebook by Headline Publishing Group in 2012.

All Hallow's Eve is one of the shorter Laymon novels The second of my 2017 Richard Laymon reads is another of his early works Allhallow's Eve. The book has a great hook

All Hallow's Eve is one of the shorter Laymon novels. An abandoned house on the edge of town becomes a prime location for a Halloween party. The second of my 2017 Richard Laymon reads is another of his early works Allhallow's Eve. The book has a great hook. Years ago, the Sherwood family was brutally murdered in their own home by a killer who was never caught.

Another great book by Richard Laymon! I love reading Halloween horror books this time of year and this book . All Hallow's Eve is a tame horror novel whose only real value lies in its fast-paced plotline. Because it is a Laymon novel, the writing is fluid and page-turning.

Another great book by Richard Laymon! I love reading Halloween horror books this time of year and this book, more like your typical Laymon than the last two I read, did not disappoint! My only complaint is that it felt as if the end were rushed. Reading it, you get the feeling that he just wanted to hurry up & finish this book for one reason or another. However, none of the characters within the story are developed enough to make them interesting.

He slowed down, passing the Horner house. Only its chimney and half a wall remained standing. The rest of the house had fallen to a charred pile of debris. Wouldn’t be such a bad place, Sam thought, if somebody’d move in and fix it up. Driving past the house of Clara Hayes, he saw the morning newspaper on her front lawn. He wondered why she hadn’t picked it up yet. Across the road, he saw a group of brightly-clad golfers on the green of the third hole

This book has everything, fear, anticipation and an excellent ending'. One of the best books that Richard Laymon has ever written'.

This book has everything, fear, anticipation and an excellent ending'.

All Hallow's Eve. (1986) A novel by Richard Laymon. Nothing unusual ever happens in Ashburg, until a local family are mutilated and left to die in their own home. Since then, the house has stood empty, but when mysterious invitations arrive announcing a party there, nobody thinks its a joke. After all, it is Allhallow's Eve. Genre: Horror. Similar books by other authors.

Allhallow's Eve (1994). About book: All Hallow's Eve is an interesting novel for a variety of reasons. It's not your typical Laymon novel

Allhallow's Eve (1994). It's not your typical Laymon novel. By this time people knew what to expect from him so this to me felt as if he were showing the critics that he was capable of creating a novel that was void of its usual mayhem. Eve is Laymon's attempt at a straight horror novel and surprisingly it works. Laymon proves here that he is a great story teller, but there is the usual references to sex, but not as much as say Come Out Tonight

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'If you've missed Laymon, you've missed a treat' Stephen King The Sherwood house has been deserted since the horrific killing of a local family in the sleepy town of Ashburg. When invitations to a mysterious party to be held there are sent out, nobody is particularly surprised - after all, everyone wants to party in a house of death on Allhallow's Eve.
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  • Ximathewi
All Hallow's Eve is a tame horror novel whose only real value lies in its fast-paced plotline. Because it is a Laymon novel, the writing is fluid and page-turning. However, none of the characters within the story are developed enough to make them interesting. Most are unlikable, which shouldn't come as a surprise to longtime Laymon fans, but this novel makes me wonder what kind of formative impressions the author developed during childhood that predisposed him to continually write such skewed personalities.

Laymon has a gift for creating flawed anti-heroes who routinely lie, cheat on their significant others, betray their friends and associates, rob, rape, and/or kill with little or no moral compunction. Are these types of personalities surprising in a horror novel? No. But in the absence of any faithful, honest, or upright human beings to contrast them to these tired stereotypes become stale rather quickly--especially if you are new to the author and trying to catch up on his vast bibliography.

Character nit-picking aside, this novel was noticeably lacking in substance. The plot is written from shifting perspectives of the Ashburg town citizenry following the sadistic murder of the Sheriff. A Halloween party is being thrown in a spooky old home by a mysterious host--whose identity you learn about halfway through--and who has a sinister surprise in store for the partygoers. The story follows the citizens through the days leading up to the party with a slapdash ending that halts all action immediately following the gory climax. The epilogue attempts to "wrap things up" in one page--less than a full page, really--as a main character details what happened following the killing spree. It is a lean book at around 245 pages--I read it in one night--and if you want to kill insomnia then this would be a good bedside read. There is no thinking required to follow the story.

This novel is a British edition of the book--some of his more popular titles are now available in American editions, and if you are new to the author I recommend starting with one of those.

Those who have never read a Laymon novel will not get an opportunity to truly appreciate his talents in All Hallow's Eve.
  • Daigami
Tripped upon his books years ago and fell in love with them. I have to say he is the best Author comparable with Bentley Little, Stephen King, and Clive Barker. I am in the process of trying to read all his books, so sad to know though that he has passed on and his talent went with him. None of his books disappoints me. This one was another great one too!
  • Dont_Wory
A good fast paced Halloween horror story. Could of been great with a better ending. The end was just rushed and left to many loose ends.
  • Brariel
I've been wanting to read this one for awhile. But, I couldn't track it down at any local library. So my only option was to buy it from here. And of course it was kinda expensive for a paperback. $12ish. When I got it in the mail I couldn't believe how TINY it was! I figured for $12 it would be a long book (I didn't pay attention to the page number listed before buying)

Then I read the book and was even more angered that I paid $12 for such a crappy book. I really wish I had listened to the other reviewers here.

This book felt like it was written by an 13 year old, amateur writer. One with a dirty mind. Actually, if there weren't a few sexual references I'd say that it was a book written by a kid for kids. Mainly all the characters are kids, and the adults that are in the book act like children...adults swear at children and even kick them in the balls! Totally unrealistic.

The sexual stuff in the book was kinda disturbing to read through since it involves 14-16 year olds. I didn't want to read that sort of stuff, and it was disturbing that a grown man was even writing about it. Of course if you are a Richard Laymon fan then you know he has all this weird sex stuff in just about every novel. It does get old...

The plot of the book makes it sound like the whole book is going to take place at a haunted house during a party. Nope, it doesn't play out like that. In fact the party in this "haunted" house only takes place over the last few pages of the book.

There are a few parts that were cool to visualize. But overall I was really disappointed in the book. The book could have been so so so much better.
  • Faebei
its Laymon. enough said. i have yet to dislike a word this man writen during his years. they get better and better!
  • Flarik
This is more of a novella than a novel. It's quite short. But it's fast paced and suspenseful. The opening sequence is fantastic. Really creepy. This one never lets up for a single page. I don't want to go into the plot and give anything away, but I'll say it's got a couple nice twists, a few good scares, and like usual in Laymon's work, very twisted bad guys. It's definitely not one of his best, but worth a read. If you are a Laymon fan, or just a fan of horror or mystery/suspense thrillers, I recommend.
  • Unsoo
Love Richard Laymon
really good book