Hater

Hater

Book - 2009
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Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009, c2006
Edition: 1st US ed. --
ISBN: 9780312384838
0312384831
Branch Call Number: FIC Moody 6939
Characteristics: 281 p

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TarannumSens
Aug 23, 2013

At the end of the day, there's only hate.

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leksibabi
Aug 15, 2013

Good Book. A real eye-opener with some devastating moments. It left me feeling grateful for what I have now but at the same time questioning humanity and realizing we all have hate and pure animal aggression inside us. It's scary to think of

nanajoe Sep 17, 2012

I've been waiting ages for this book from my local library. It has a huge wait list. Definitely a disappointment for someone who loves a great zombie book like myself. Haters are not zombies. I was reluctant to give it 3 stars but I can see how other readers would enjoy the build up of suspense.

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richardhe
Aug 11, 2012

It was not thrilling as I would have hoped. It was painful dealing with the constant, never-ending cluelessness of the characters. They are all dull, including the protagonist. I agree with the guy below me. Haters are not zombies.

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KevenKanten
May 31, 2012

if you are married with children with a dead-end job as a working stiff, you'll identify with the main character without too much difficulty and as such, how he views and deals with a growing catastrophe will be compelling enough to have you read through this rather quickly.

So far though, looking at other comments, I don't understand the talk of zombies. I'm almost finished and there hasn't been a single zombie in this story unless zombie has a new definition. the apocolyptic event seems more to be a psychological epidemic.

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leep375
Jul 29, 2011

I enjoyed the premise of the story being told through the eyes of the Zombie.

Just finished my first book for the month of May, [Hater]. I picked it up at the bookstore yesterday while trading in some used books. I was SO excited. It had a fantastic synopsis on the back describing rampant societal paranoia and comparing it to Richard Matheson. It made me think of [I Am Legend] and the way that at the end you realize the "hero" is only a hero depending on your perspective and maybe HE is the real monster. Needless to say I found [Hater] not to be anything like that. The protagonist is such a miserable spineless half-assed failure that I found it impossible to relate to or even care about him, the premise so ill explained or plausible as to disallow me suspending my disbelief ( and this is a stretch for somebody half looking forward to wielding a 9-iron during the "Zompocalypse") and the ending an apparent homage to every 13 year old boys love of video games and explosions that I nearly threw the book down in disgust. There goes 4 hours of my life I'll never get back.

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jnine77
Apr 13, 2011

Not a big Zombie fan, but I tried this book on a suggestion of a friend. I couldn't put it down. The way the David Moody moves the story between the rising "hate" is riveting. I can't wait for the rest of the third book in the trilogy to come out.

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books4me2read
Dec 06, 2010

A great read! Kept me guessing through out the novel; i loved the horrifying reality of Hater's world

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kelliet
Jun 25, 2010

I really didn't know what to expect from this author, but I was suprised at the almost chilling feel of fear of being around too many people. I'm looking forward to reading the next book in the series tonight.

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TarannumSens
May 18, 2014

Violence: Tons <3

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TarannumSens
May 18, 2014

Sexual Content: Just 1-2 scenes

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timidmagick
Dec 20, 2009

Violence: Reminds me a lot of the movie "The Happening" kind of violence.

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