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The Wolfen

Narrated by: Robert Fass
Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
Categories: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Horror
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In the dark, they are watching...

They are waiting for you.

No one has ever lived to tell the horrifying truth about them. Yet even now the Wolfen are gathered in the night-dark alleys ... unseen, poised ... ready to destroy their helpless human prey. Only one man and one woman, trained cops, willing to risk their lives, stand in the way.

©1978 Walker & Collier (P)2014 David N. Wilson

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  • PerryMartinBookReviews
  • 13-12-2014

Classic Narrated Wonderfully by Robert Fass

Imagin being a cop on a call and being attacked by dogs. These aren't any or ordinary dogs, these dogs are Wolfen. And they don't just bite they tear your body to pieces leaving only blood and body parts behind.  Now your a detective assigned to investigate the murder of your fellow officers. How would you explain the Wolfen? Could you? They know your scent and are tracking you. What is your move.

That is the story behind Whitley Strieber's Wolfen Narrated expertly by Robert Fass. This Audiobook is a captivating listen from start to finish and kept me intrigued as to what would happen next.

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  • Setken
  • 17-04-2017

Brilliant early work from supremo Whitley Strieber

Engaging from the start, with a brilliant performance from narrator Robert Fass, this story belies the encounters with unknown presences that were to later shape much of this writer's career.

A masterful horror work, if this could be conveyed with the same distinction into film it would be an instant classic, like the book itself surely is.

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  • LoveHorrorToDeath
  • 06-05-2018

First read when I was in my twenties ... SCARY!

I've loved this book since the eighties, when I first read it. I passed my book onto others, who also said they stayed up at night, fearing the Wolfen and keeping the lights on and blinds closed. The movie was the worst adaptation of a book I had seen, up until Dean Koontz's Watchers was ruined onscreen. With today's CGI, this could be a classic horror movie that scares your pants off, so I really hope someone does another one and sticks to the book!

The premise that these creatures were the basis for the werewolf stories made perfect sense, and the way Strieber describes the claw they cast from the muddy impression at the junkyard, you are fearful just hearing about its perfect killing design.

This book will be worth every hour listening to it - or reading it. I look forward to sharing it with an entire new generation of horror lovers. Enjoy - and you're welcome!

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  • Jason McAteer
  • 20-12-2016

clever, fiendish werewolves...

If you like werewolves then this one is for you, these werewolves are very cunning and the story is pretty brisk from the very start, while it will not go down in history as a 5-star work of Brilliance it is a good listen.

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  • J.C.
  • 29-11-2016

Non stop action

The narrative in this book keeps you wanting to know what's next. The best book I've heard so far.

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  • john b owens
  • 11-05-2015

Stop look listen and pray

Lock the windows and doors there is nothing you can do to stop them I'm getting to you scary now go check and double check the windows

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  • Natalie @ ABookLoversLife
  • 11-07-2016

Different.

This is my first time reading this and it was not at all what I expected!! The story is about 2 police officers who stumble upon an age old secret that is intent on keeping it a secret any way they can!! Initially I thought this was about the typical werewolves but it's not and I think because I went into this having not read the blurb nor any reviews, is why I ended up enjoying it so much.

Anyway, this is a well written (for it's time) and entertaining story. I loved how it was told from the Police officers and the Wolfen's POV. It was eerie being inside their heads! It is also quite a gorey book but I've read worse! If you want a unique werewolf read and one that will keep your attention throughout, then this is one you should try.

Robert Fass was really good. He nailed the tenseness of certain situations and had me biting my nails waiting to see what happened!

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  • Unknown
  • 21-08-2019

Excellent , well read, foretelling !

Few realize that these creatures are among us now and have been for centuries. Some refer to them as
"Dogmen" . A few of us know with absolute certainty that they are watching us. We live in constant
fear and dread of them. We know they are out there. We sense that they are watching . We rarely see them, but on occasion ,we catch glimpses. What this kind author does not clearly
tell the reader is that they travel bipedally as well as on all fours. Some are over eight feet tall.
Checkout the over 200 first hand verbal eyewitness audio accounts which
you will find on Dog man Encounters Radio on you tube. No doubt in my mind the author is a 100% genuine honest mystic and a kind and helpful
soul with very great insights.

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  • Jason
  • 11-07-2019

not bad

saw the movie first.... there night an day diffrent. The book is a combination horror gritty cop murder mystery. the characters are all deeply flawed an honestly a little over dramatic at times but the story is excellent. dont look for witty humor cause its not there. also violence is pretty graphic (not a complaint) but thats actully nescary for the narative. As horror novels go its definitly worth your read but dont try to even link it to the movie....

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  • Greg Noneman
  • 31-05-2019

Wolves terrorize New York City

Robert Fass does a great job narrating this terrifying story and portraying all the different characters both human and Wolfen. Not for the faint of heart.