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by Irving Wallace
Irving Wallace's 'The Fan Club' is soft porn masquerading as crime fiction. The author chooses to sacrifice genuine story-telling for cheap titillation.
Irving Wallace's 'The Fan Club' is soft porn masquerading as crime fiction. Wallace tries to portray his heroine as a brave, smart woman who beats the villians at their own game. However, the reader never quite feels that her final victory is anything more than sheer good fortune. Also, very little time is spent in describing the rape victim's trauma, something that could have elevated this novel to a higher level.
I first read The Fan Club in 1980. It was a pass around paperback in my Military unit. This book have spicy plot only Irving Wallace can think of. I became nostalgic. I loved it, and have re read it countless times.
The Fan Club is a novel by Irving Wallace published in 1974 about a group of young men who stalk and plan to kidnap and coerce a popular actress into having sex with them. Adam Malone is a supermarket manager in Los Angeles who is obsessed with blonde movie star Sharon Fields. While watching her on a television in a bar one night he meets four other men who are also enamored of her. They get to talking, and soon are planning her abduction. It was a pass around paperback in my Military unit Read this book way back when it was first released in the mid 80s. It was pretty good then as it was when I purchased it on Kindle just recently
I first read The Fan Club in 1980. Read this book way back when it was first released in the mid 80s. It was pretty good then as it was when I purchased it on Kindle just recently. I don't know why I wanted to read it again after all this time.
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Imagine you are obsessed with a beautiful, famous actress. You know everything about her – at least, you know everything that the press, the tabloids, and the world knows about her. You think she is humble and nice and tired of living the Hollywood life. Better yet, you think she would fall for someone like you – a regular guy with a regular life.
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Among his best known books are The Chapman Report (1960), The Prize (1962), The Word (1972) and The Fan Club (1974)
Her second novel, Empress, was published in 1980. Among his best known books are The Chapman Report (1960), The Prize (1962), The Word (1972) and The Fan Club (1974).
The Fan Club is quintessential Irving Wallace: A schizo who is obsessed by his love for a Hollywood sex goddess recruits three other men, and together they kidnap the actress and imprison her in an isolated cabin. After she is raped, she realizes that only she can save herself, and she uses all of her skills as a manipulator of men to bring about a. rescue. Her final stroke of genius is to convince the men to ask for ransom for her; before they do, there was no evidence that she had even been kidnaped, and thus no official police interest in her case. The book was off the press when the.
Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. You are now in the head of the protagonist of Irving Wallace's thriller – The Fan Club. This is not a novel for the squeamish. After the abduction, things do not go as planned. At least three of the men involved force themselves on their captive. Each has his own problems, his own psychosis – his own reasons. Each is crazy in a different way, and their prisoner? She's not so sane herself.