It was a few years back that I tried reading The Guardian (Bantam Books, Jan ), well before I knew it was actually Jeffrey Konvitz’s sequel to his Miss Finney Kills Now and Then by Al Dempsey (): I’m Younger. El guardián. Front Cover. Jeffrey Konvitz. Círculo de Lectores, – pages Bibliographic information. QR code for El guardián. Jeffrey Konvitz was born in New York City, but after graduating from Cornell University and Columbia Law School, he headed to Los Angeles, where he lives .
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I gave up pretty early on, after being bored to tears by the various involved and detailed church-y goings-on. But her perfect home quickly turns hellish.
You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. May 17, Sharon rated it really liked it.
This was a sequel to the Sentinel, and it was excellent. Jun 05, A. Read more Read less. It did, but guzrdian noticeable flaws. Don’t have a Kindle? This article about a novelist of the United States konivtz in the s is a stub. Get to Know Us. Alison is romantically involved with Michael Farmer, a lawyer and former prosecutor. And it’s a chilling success to a twisted and unconventional end.
Def worth the purchase! One person found this helpful. The story actually would have been really good if it had been well written.
The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction. The characters were not well developed, so you really don’t care about them. Jul 17, Krk rated it did not like it Shelves: He also explains that the house is actually positioned over the gateway guardin our world and Hell and that there must be gatekeeper to protect the world from the denizens of the underworld.
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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. In the final hour of evil, paralyzing terror is unleashed. Louis, Kansas City and Boston, it is the story of epic, transformative times and two violent men, who meet on a descent into blood and Hell.
Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. Jul 03, Sarah rated it it was ok Shelves: Some sequels aren’t as good as the original story, but this one is.
Did I miss anything by skipping this one?
I was hoping for a better follow-up to the first book. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.
Evans rated it did not like it. Sep 04, Lucille rated it it was amazing. That book had a solid storyline behind it but The Guardian jumps around and feels jerky in style and story telling. One person found this helpful.
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You do eventually learn more about these pieces in the end, but it takes so long to get there that you’ve forgotten about that storyline and no longer care. Plus, her abusive father is written as such an insane deviant he is not a believable character. There’s shlocky 70s enjoyment to be had for the first half, but then soon you find yourself stubbing your toes on the racial stereotypes, homophobia and poorly drawn women characters.
Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. But I do remember being somewhat horrified, so to speak. At the last minute, Father Halloran appears and saves Alison, driving the “neighbours” back to hell. Konvitz wrote a sequel novel, The Guardianwhich as yet has received no film adaptation.
The house is inhabited on the top floor by Father Francis Matthew Halloran, a reclusive blind Catholic priest who spends his time sitting at his open window. It is time for a new Sentinel, and preparations are underway. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Is the Guardian part of a series because there is The Sentinel, The Guardian and Apocalypse and I am not sure if the last two are sequels or not or if the last two are the same book going by different titles?
The ebook, however, was filled with typos. The agent is confused, telling a shocked Alison that there were no neighbours – besides for herself and Fr.
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I loved the original movie also but had never read the novel till now.
The book I had read in paperback before and enjoyed it. The book was okay. It is a story of murder and revenge, set during the rise of organized crime in America gurdian to when the Irish Mob ruled all major American cities, only to be taken down by its own hubris and the rise of the Jewish and Italian Mobs into labor racketeering and, then, bootlegging.
A husband and wife and their adopted son become the target of Chazen and his legions from Hell just because the wife is transgendered.
Oct 30, Paula rated it it was ok Shelves: Looking for answers, Michael breaks into a records archive of the Catholic Church. Aspiring model Allison Parker finally moves into her dream apartment: The real fault lies with his editors.
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