The Manitou by Graham Masterton (): He Who Devours It was a distinct pleasure to finally read this vintage mid-’70s bestselling horror. I was digging through my collection of horror novels and came across an excellent but mostly forgotten classic: Graham Masterton’s The. Editorial Reviews. Review. “A chilling tale.” —Kirkus Reviews Praise for Graham Masterton “A master of the genre.” —Rocky Mountain News “Graham Masterton.

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Crazy funny 70’s “Exorcist”-rip-off! Or, in the case of this book, both. Sadly, like many books from the time, also this contains a few ugly prejudices rearing their ugly heads and making you grind your teeth.

Then another case is submitted with the same symptoms. Scarier than “The Amytiville Horror” and better written. They can no longer eat solid food, they become hypersensitive to sunlight and they have an irresistible need to drink human blood. Did not want to put the book 4. Sharon McHugh rated it really liked it Oct 28, No trivia or quizzes yet. So for me I really enjoyed it and it has impressed me all the more for it being his first bit hit.

Manotou A Comment Cancel reply Comment. If you could sum up The Manitou in three words, what would they be? A slickly crafted style, half first person, half usual narrative, yet blended in a way that the reader is not displaced by the style. Other books in the series. He does a great job with character, plot, and suspending disbelief.

Too Much Horror Fiction: The Manitou by Graham Masterton (): He Who Devours

As I finished nanitou Stephen King I decided to look for other horror books to read – there were those where I mantiou their name such as James Herbert and others where I knew their stories such as The Hungry Moon and others where I really didnt have a clue and just went with the title or reference or even cover such as Robert McCammon Stinger and Wolfs hour were the two that caught my eye and of course this one.


And maybe direct you to some used book stores I know of-but,guess I was too lazy at the time to create an account here! I watched the movie immediately after finishing the book and it mastwrton pretty ridiculous, but not in the fun, compulsive way the novel was. Early in the book, I expected to see a story populated with caricatures, but I think this might be some of Graham Masterton’s charm.

View all 9 comments. My uncle and grandma used to have little trailer cabins up there and I spent a lot of fun vacations out on that lake, so again I knew masyerton what it was supposed to look like. Looking for beautiful books? Check Amazon for Pricing Digital Only.

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Of course the film is also full of 70s kitsch and the sort of maniou that pays off repeat screenings. I was not aware that The Manitou movie was based on a book. Newer Post Older Post Home.

At this time he started to write a bestselling series of sex ‘how-to’ books including How To Drive Your Man Wild In Bed which has sold over 3 million copies worldwide.

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You gotta’ love a horror novel which contains a scene where on of the characters is actually raped by her possessed bed sheets.

It’s apparently the fourth in the series, and I only read the first one before. Check manitoy the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Wish they would release them on the Kindle as well.


The story, told from the point of view of a second-rate mystic who get involved in the mess, centers upon a jasterton who finds a large growth on her neck, which moves.

A real page burner! Patients smoking in hospital exam rooms. As debuts go, Masterton put his name on the map with this.

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Masterton did his homework. And, despite some fine scenes as Ka-tua-la-hu erupted from the lake, the ending mastertno a bit flat. So far, so good anyhow Director Girdler, who died shortly after completion of the film, showed a great deal mantiou promise with “The Manitou,” juggling a host of special effects laden scenes that are still effective–others merely dated but my belief suspension is very forgiving and there are enough to keep this a visual rollercoaster ride much like “Equinox,” so one doesn’t linger long on what fails to stick.

The book starts being written in third person, and then it changes to first. Still I can recommend it because of just how good it is most of the way through.

But by then, things had gone too far. At this time he started to write a bestselling series of sex ‘how-to’ books including How To Drive Your Man Wild In Bed which has sold over 3 million copies worldwide. I’ve actually been to Mastedton Bay so I knew exactly what everything was supposed to look like when the kids were in the famous school house. Labels ’20s ’30s ’40s ’50s ’60s ’70s ’80s ’90s s 19th century a. The characters were ok. The ancient, potent primary villain is one pissed off spirit to be reckoned with.