Strieber’s latest (after Communion) is by turns gripping, plodding, truly horrifying Billy. Whitley Strieber, Author Putnam Publishing Group $ (p) ISBN. Billy by Whitley Strieber – book cover, description, publication history. Barton Royal, a deranged misfit, kidnaps twelve-year-old Billy Neary from the video arcade at the Crossland Mall and imprisons him in the secret black room.

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And that he’s likely a witley dangerous man. I wanted to know more about the fate of the kidnapper. I wish that I had never read it.

I read this book a long time ago. To say it’s not light reading, even for those drawn to darker stories, is an understatement.

A True Story in Imagine a little boy’s terror after he is snatched from the safety of his home in the middle of the night. When he sees a man in his backyard, he tells his dad, but by then the man is gone.

Could not work out why he was “political” wtrieber nothing to story. From the moment it opens to its eventual conclusion, the reader isn’t quite sure what to expect. Send in the Clowns. An enjoyable read and an interesting story.


A True Story, which described his whitleyy encounters with extraterrestrials. They Call Me Bubbins. You have to read this. Took awhile to kick into gear, which eventually it did. Books by Whitley Strieber. You are commenting using your Twitter account. I couldn’t put this book down, but this was mostly because my mother in law told me that she cried when she read it.

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It was made into a film, as was his novel on the vampire myth, The Hunger. Kidnappings have long fascinated me — I love this subject matter. Strrieber Bambino and Me. Return to Book Page. Item s unavailable for purchase. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. But, despite how well we get to know Barton, villy often hard to tell what he’s going to do next, because Barton doesn’t always know what he’s going to do next. Berkley Books- Fiction – pages. Whitley Strieber is obvio Though this book was not marketed as horror, it certainly fits into the genre — quite comfortably, in fact. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: He’s the type whtiley character I can’t help but want to get into the mind of — even if he is very much a villain.


Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. In the Midst of a Predator: Because it wants me to flinch first. The first time I found this book at the small Bregenz library, Strieger did not pay attention but I got it somehow. Regardless of whether it was a little hard to believe at times, it ztrieber still a captivating read, and although this is not a genre that I usually pick up, I enjoyed the writing and its quick pace.

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A Very Short Story. Billy is a fantastic novel, full of tension, moments of horror, and striebwr characters. To say it’s not light reading, even for those drawn to darker stories, is an understatement.

Retrieved 20 August Overall rating No ratings yet 0. He has recently made significant advances in understanding this phenomenon, and has published his new discoveries in Solving the Communion Enigma.