The Sentinel by Jeffrey Konvitz

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Read The Sentinel Online Free - A beautiful young model. The old brownstone apartment she simply had to have. The grotesque blind priest who watched down on her day and night from an upper-story window. The pair of perverted creatures who wanted her to join their circle. The mad little old man who gave her tea and sympathy. The cool, calculating, supremely rational lover who first mocked her fears.

And the secret you will never be able to forget, even if you try...



Title : The Sentinel
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ISBN : 0345304373
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Mass Market Paperback
Number of Pages : 278 pages


Reviews


Dan rated it ★☆☆☆☆

October 21, 2016

When Allison Parker, a young model, returns to NYC after her father's funeral, she finds the perfect brownstone apartment. But what about the old blind priest who never leaves the building or her other, equally strange neighbors? What secrets is the building hiding? Some books stand the test of ti...


Jill rated it ★★★★★

July 29, 2011

Hi All! So, the way I discovered, The Sentinel, was through Jeff Konvitz himself. We met, went out, enjoyed each others company. Then he told me about the book. I love a good horror read! So he gave me a copy and I read it. An easy read for a scary weekend... it was fun. Then I read The Guardian,...


Addy rated it ★★★★★

July 17, 2014

This was a very entertaining and addictive read. It was mysterious. I didn't know what was going on til the very end. Halfway through it became sort of a whodunit, but I wasn't disappointed because it still kept its horror aspect. The ending was surprising and had some very interesting elements t...


Latasha rated it ★★★☆☆

June 20, 2017

Well... this book was ok. Allison got on my nerves sometimes but not so much that I hated her or couldn't finish the book. The story was very interesting. I never saw that ending coming!


November Is Lovecraft Mythos rated it ★★★★☆

February 23, 2016

Review: THE SENTINEL by Jeffrey Konvitz Originally published in 1974, and later adapted as film, THE SENTINEL relates the tragic tale of model Allison Parker, an Indiana native living the dream in Manhattan. The death by terminal illness of her long-estranged father should finally free her from th...


Martha rated it ★☆☆☆☆

May 04, 2011

I have to admit this story had me somewhat bored and I just skimmed the second half of the book to "finish" it. Not scary or even very interesting. The main character is a rich model named Allison. She starts having headaches and fainting spells for some reason. This is what happens throughout at...


Rebecca rated it ★★★★☆

January 07, 2016

Great book, it has this sinister sense of foreboding the whole way through that makes it more and more suspenseful. Anyone who likes or would definitely love this one.


Vavita rated it ★★★★☆

October 27, 2016

Are Strange things happening? Or are those hallucinations? Is it god or the devil? Suspense! Horror! I loved the book and I love the movie! Totally scary!


Robb rated it ★★★☆☆

October 17, 2012

I'm pretty nostalgic about '70s Satan horror, both books and movies, and this book really fit the feeling. I'm an atheist myself, and what I find enjoyable about the religious horror of that era is that it has that kind of "Tales from the Dark Side" melting reality to reveal a supernatural unders...


Derek rated it ★★★★☆

November 15, 2014

I enjoy scary books, but add Satan and a priest and I can't put them down. Catholic thing, I'm sure. For fans of Ira Levin's Rosemary's Baby, the Sentinel borrows obviously and heavily. Both books are set in New York City, and both begin with a pretty young catholic girl hunting for the perfect a...





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