The City: Dean Koontz veers from type with this tender, character-driven story.

The City (Cover 2)I call him the poor man’s Stephen King, which is ironic, because Koontz is probably one of the wealthiest authors alive.

So I picked up The City, convinced I was in for more of Koontz’s crafty if slightly formulaic storytelling.

I was very wrong.

In The City Koontz paints the unusual coming-of-age story of young Jonah Kirk, son of a talented lounge singer and grandson of a true piano man. Young Jonah learns about the mysteries and the beauty of his city through a very diverse crowd of friends… and enemies.

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