ดีน คุนซ์

จากวิกิพีเดีย สารานุกรมเสรี
ดีน คุนซ์ (Dean Koontz)
นามปากกา: Aaron Wolfe, Brian Coffey, David Axton, Deanna Dwyer, John Hill, K.R. Dwyer, Leigh Nichols, Leonard Chris, Owen West, Richard Paige
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อาชีพ: novelist, short story writer, screenwriter
แนวทางการเขียน: ลึกลับ, นิยายสยองขวัญ, นิยายวิทยาศาสตร์
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ดีน คุนซ์ (อังกฤษ: Dean Koontz) เป็นนักเขียนนิยายชาวสหรัฐ เขาเริ่มมีผลงานตั้งแต่อายุเพียง 19 ปี และขายดีเรื่อยมาจนถึงปัจจุบนเฉลี่ยปีละกว่าหนึ่งล้านหกแสนเล่ม นอกจากนี้ยังเคยขายดีติดอันดับทั้งในญี่ปุ่นและนอร์เวย์มาแล้วเช่นกัน

ผลงานที่ผ่านมา[แก้]

นิยาย[แก้]

  • The Fall of the Dream Machine (1969 as Dean R. Koontz)
  • Chase (1972, as K. R. Dwyer), revised and reissued (1995)
  • Shattered (1973, as K. R. Dwyer)
  • Demon Seed (1973) (later revised and reissued)
  • Invasion (1975, as Aaron Wolfe), reissued as Winter Moon (1994)
  • Prison of Ice (1976, as David Axton), reissued as Icebound (1995)
  • Night Chills (1976)
  • Hanging On (1976)
  • The Face of Fear (1977, as Brian Coffey)
  • The Vision (1977)
  • The Key to Midnight (1979, as Leigh Nichols)
  • The Voice of the Night (1980, as Brian Coffey)
  • The Funhouse (1980, as Owen West) (novelization of The Funhouse, a Tobe Hooper film)
  • Whispers (1980)
  • The Mask (1981, as Owen West)
  • The Eyes of Darkness (1981, as Leigh Nichols)
  • The House of Thunder (1982, as Leigh Nichols)
  • Phantoms (1983)
  • Darkfall (1984)
  • The Servants of Twilight (1984, as Leigh Nichols)
  • Twilight Eyes (1985) (reissued in 1987 with a second half)
  • The Door to December (1985, as Richard Paige)
  • Strangers (1986)
  • Watchers (1987)
  • Shadow Fires (1987, as Leigh Nichols)
  • Lightning (1988)
  • Midnight (1989)
  • The Bad Place (1990)
  • Cold Fire (1991)
  • Hideaway (1992)
  • Mr. Murder (1993)
  • Dragon Tears (1993)
  • Winter Moon (1994) (extensive revision of Invasion)
  • Dark Rivers of the Heart (1994)
  • Icebound (1995) (extensive revision of Prison of Ice)
  • Strange Highways (Cemetery Dance Publications, 1995) (collection of short stories)
  • Intensity (1996)
  • Ticktock (1996)
  • Demon Seed (1997) (revised)
  • Sole Survivor (January 29 1997)
  • Fear Nothing (Book one in the Moonlight Bay Trilogy) (January 14 1998)
  • Seize the Night (Book two in the Moonlight Bay Trilogy) (December 29 1998)
  • False Memory (December 28 1999)
  • From the Corner of His Eye (December 26 2000)
  • One Door Away from Heaven (December 26 2001)
  • By the Light of the Moon (December 24 2002)
  • The Face (May 27 2003)
  • Odd Thomas (December 9 2003) (Book one in the Odd Thomas Series)
  • The Taking (May 25 2004)
  • Life Expectancy (December 7 2004)
  • Prodigal Son w/ Kevin J. Anderson (Book one in the Dean Koontz's Frankenstein series) (January 25 2005)
  • Velocity (May 24 2005)
  • City of Night w/ Edward Gorman|Ed Gorman (Book two in the Dean Koontz's Frankenstein series) (July 26 2005)
  • Forever Odd (November 29 2005) (Book two in the Odd Thomas Series)
  • The Husband (May 30 2006)
  • Brother Odd (November 28 2006) (Book three in the Odd Thomas Series)
  • The Good Guy (May 29, 2007)
  • The Darkest Evening of the Year (November 27 2007)
  • Odd Hours (May 20, 2008) (Book four in the Odd Thomas Series)
  • Your Heart Belongs to Me (November 25, 2008)
  • Dead and Alive (Book three in the Dean Koontz's Frankenstein series) (July 28 2009)
  • Relentless (Previously known as The Other Side of the Woods) (June 9, 2009)
  • Breathless (November 24, 2009)

นิยายที่ได้รับการปฏิเสธในช่วงแรก (out of print)[แก้]

  • Star Quest (1968)
  • Fear That Man (1969)
  • The Fall of the Dream Machine (1969)
  • Hung (1970, as Leonard Chris)
  • Hell's Gate (1970)
  • The Dark Symphony (1970)
  • Dark of the Woods (1970)
  • Beastchild (1970)
  • Anti-Man (1970)
  • Aphrodisiac Girl (1970)
  • Legacy of Terror (1971, as Deanna Dwyer)
  • The Crimson Witch (1971)
  • Warlock! (1972)
  • Time Thieves (1972)
  • Starblood (1972)
  • Demon Child (1972, as Deanna Dwyer)
  • A Darkness in My Soul (1972)
  • The Dark of Summer (1972, as Deanna Dwyer)
  • Children of the Storm (1972, as Deanna Dwyer)
  • The Flesh in the Furnace (1972)
  • A Werewolf Among Us (1973)
  • The Haunted Earth (1973)
  • Hanging On (1973)
  • Dance with the Devil (1973, as Deanna Dwyer)
  • Blood Risk (1973, as Brian Coffey)
  • Bounce Girl (1973)
  • Surrounded (1974, as Brian Coffey)
  • After the Last Race (1974)
  • Strike Deep (1974)
  • Wall of Masks (1975, as Brian Coffey)
  • Nightmare Journey (1975)
  • The Long Sleep (1975, as John Hill)
  • Dragonfly (1975, as K. R. Dwyer)
  • The Pit (1984)

นิยายภาพ[แก้]

  • Trapped (with Ed Gorman) (1993)
  • In Odd We Trust (June 24, 2008)
  • Nevermore (with Keith Champagne) (October 27, 2009)

หนังสือสำหรับเด็ก[แก้]

  • (Oddkins: A Fable for All Ages) (1988)
  • Santa's Twin (November 1 1996)
  • The Paper Doorway: Funny Verse and Nothing Worse (October 1 2001)
  • Every Day's a Holiday: Amusing Rhymes for Happy Times (October 1 2003)
  • Robot Santa: The Further Adventures of Santa's Twin (October 1 2004)
  • I, Trixie, Who is Dog (Picture Book) (October 29, 2009)

นัน-ฟิกชั่น[แก้]

  • The Underground Lifestyles Handbook w/ Gerda Koontz (1970)
  • The Pig Society w/ Gerda Koontz (1970)
  • Writing Popular Fiction (1972)
  • How To Write Best-Selling Fiction (1981)
  • Life is Good! Lessons in Joyful Living w/ Trixie Koontz (October 31 2004)
  • Christmas Is Good!: Trixie Treats And Holiday Wisdom w/ Trixie Koontz (October 31 2005)
  • Bliss to You: Trixie's Guide to a Happy Life w/ Trixie Koontz (September 16, 2008)
  • A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog (August 25, 2009)

ความเรียง[แก้]

  • "Of Childhood" (Reflector, 1966)
  • "Ibsen's Dream" (Reflector, 1966)
  • Introduction to Great Escapes: New Designs for Home Theaters by Theo Kalomirakis (October 15 2003)
  • Foreword to Love Heels: Tales from Canine Companions for Independence (October 1 2003)

งานสะสม[แก้]

  • Strange Highways (1995, short story collection) {reissued in September 2002}
  • Soft Come the Dragons (1970, short story collection)

นิยายขนาดสั้น[แก้]

  • "The Kittens" (1965)
  • "This Fence" (1965)
  • "Some Disputed Barricade" (1966)
  • "A Miracle is Anything" (1966)
  • "Soft Come the Dragons" (1967)
  • "Love 2005" (1967)
  • "To Behold the Sun" (1967)
  • "The Psychedelic Children" (1968)
  • "The Twelfth Bed" (1968)
  • "Dreambird" (1968)
  • "In the Shield" (1969)
  • "Temple of Sorrow" (1969)
  • "Killerbot" (1969) {revised and re-issued in 1977 as "A Season for Freedom"}
  • "Where the Beast Runs" (1969)
  • "The Face in His Belly" Part One (1969)
  • "Dragon In the Land" (1969)
  • "The Face in His Belly" Part Two (1969)
  • "Muse" (1969)
  • "A Third Hand" (1970)
  • "Nightmare Gang" (1970)
  • "The Good Ship Lookoutworld" (1970)
  • "The Mystery of His Flesh" (1970)
  • "Emanations" (1970)
  • "Beastchild" (1970)
  • "The Crimson Witch" (1970)
  • "Shambolain" (1970)
  • "Unseen Warriors" (1970)
  • "Bruno" (1971)
  • "The Terrible Weapon" (1972)
  • "Cosmic Sin" (1972)
  • "Altarboy" (1972)
  • "Ollie's Hands" (1972) {revised and re-issued in 1987}
  • "A Mouse in the Walls of the Global Village" (1972)
  • "Grayworld" (1973)
  • "The Sinless Child" (1973)
  • "Wake Up To Thunder" (1973)
  • "Terra Phobia" (1973)
  • "The Undercity" (1973)
  • "We Three" (1974)
  • "Night of the Storm" (1974) {re-issued as a graphic novel in 1976}
  • "Down in the Darkness" (1986)
  • "Weird World" (1986)
  • "Snatcher" (1986)
  • "The Monitors of Providence {collaboration}" (1986)
  • "The Black Pumpkin" (1986)
  • "The Interrogation" (1987)
  • "Hardshell" (1987)
  • "Miss Atilla the Hun" (1987)
  • "Twilight of the Dawn" (1987)
  • "Graveyard Highway" (1987)
  • "Trapped" (1989) {re-issued as a graphic novel in 1992}
  • "Pinkie" (1998)
  • "Black River" (1999)
  • "Qual Con" (2001)

บทภาพยนตร์[แก้]

  • CHiPs episode 306: Counterfeit (20 October 1979) –as by Brian Coffey
  • The Bad Place
  • Phantoms (1998) –Dimension–Ben Affleck, Peter O'Toole
  • Dean Koontz's Frankenstein (2005 - Charnel House 2006)

บทกวี[แก้]

  • The Reflector (1965-67)
  • The Paper Doorway: Funny Verse and Nothing Worse (2001)
  • Every Day's a Holiday: Amusing Rhymes for Happy Times (2003)
  • The Book of Counted Sorrows (2003)

อ้างอิง[แก้]

  • ^ a b Drake, Tim (March 6, 2007). National Catholic Register. http://www.ncregister.com/site/article/2013 Chatting With Koontz About Faith. Retrieved 2009-11-28.
  • ^ Rossi, Tony, Best-selling Author Dean Koontz Explores Catholic Values in Novels Catholic Exchange, August 1, 2009
  • ^ Ramsland, Katherine M. (1997). Dean Koontz : a writer’s biography. New York, N.Y.: HarperPrism. ISBN 006105271X. LCCN 97-030839
  • ^ deankoontz.com. "photo gallery". http://deankoontz.com/about-dean/photo-gallery.php. Retrieved 2007-08-03.
  • ^ NEWSMEAT ▷ Dean Koontz's Federal Campaign Contribution Report

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