The Hunger

The Hunger Review

Eternal youth is a curse for Miriam Blaylock because everyone she loves withers and dies. Now, haunted by signs of her adoring husband's imminent demise, Miriam sets out in search of a new partner, one who can quench her thirst for love and withstand...

Title:The Hunger
Edition Language:English

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  • Willow

    I read this book as a teenager, and it still sticks in my mind. Miriam’s memories are horrific. Whitley Strieber has a way of coming up with some truly creepy and unsettling ideas about eternal life...

  • Cheryl

    The book is similar to the film, with a few changes. The book tells alot more of Miriam's backstory, and goes into vampire physiology in more detail. I thought the middle of the story got bogged down,...

  • Lena

    "The woman must literally be reliving her life," Tom said. "It must be a thousand times more vivid than a normal dream.""I hope it's been a nice life.""It hasn't," Sarah said. She knew that it was tr...

  • Ken McKinley

    Whitley Strieber was always one of those authors that I'd heard of from the 1980s, had a handful of his paperbacks sitting on my shelf, but never pulled the trigger on. Maybe it was because he was kin...

  • TheVampireBookworm

    This book follows two characters who eventually meet. One of them is a vampire weary of life on her own and who is always searching for a companion (it seems whoever she turns has an expiraton date) a...

  • Lucy

    I really liked this, it was a solid vampire novel. The main character, Miriam, is monstrous at times but I loved her wickedness. She takes on human lovers for companionship gives them her blood so the...

  • Latasha

    I had read this before, a long time ago. I remembered that I liked it and I thought I remembered how it ended but I guess not! I don't think I've ever read a vampire book where the author has so succe...

  • Mei

    A very interesting take on vampires. Uses a lot more science and a lot less superstition than your average vampire book, and creates some very compelling characters. All around I really enjoyed this. ...

  • Olethros

    -Más lograda como novela que desde la perspectiva de género.-Género. Ciencia ficción (sí, de verdad, por el enfoque del asunto de fondo; aunque todos sepamos que, en realidad, es narrativa fantá...

  • Niki

    2,5 stars.I really wanted to like this book. There were parts that were brilliant (Miriam's memories, the vampire lore, their hunger, basically everything that had to do with the vampires), but yet I ...