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30 Oct There’s nothing at the center of Kathe Koja’s novel The Cipher. Cipher. A vaguely-defined, but ominous figure shows up in the Funhole video. Kathe Koja (born ) is an American writer. She was initially known for her intense Koja’s first novel, The Cipher, was originally entitled The Funhole. 13 May I still don’t think there’s been anything in horror quite like Kathe Koja’s debut novel, The Cipher (Feb , Dell/Abyss). These days she writes.

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If you don’t like reading books where that’s the question you’re left with after turning the final page, this might not be the thing for you. Then Nakota began her experiments: I did like her zombie story “Prince of Nox” in Still Dead.

Fun in the Funhole: Exploring Kathe Koja’s “The Cipher”

Soon this motley band all find the rumored and reclusive Dr. I gotta be honest: And after transformation — what? Has this happened to anyone else?

All of this can also be said for the contents found inside. Abyss was one of the last gasps of the great Horror Boom, and it started off with this filthy wretch of tale kojz friends and foes obsessively inflicting pain on themselves and each other.


The Short Fiction of Charles B It really was a book I couldn’t put down.

Too Much Horror Fiction: The Cipher by Kathe Koja (): Your Place in Oblivion is Secure

I simply could not stop reading until I learned more about this Mysterious Hole. You submitted the following rating and review. View all 6 comments. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Every single one of these people come into contact with the Funhole Nicholas and Nakota’s name for the thing in their basementand none of them will ever be the same. She is jealous of kojw relationship with the Funhole. Horror through and through.

And, of course, The Funhole is a fascinating concept. But to become your disease?

The Cipher

Hoy les quiero recomendar una de esas lecturas que no se olvidan: So, this was a nasty little dark book of fun. I’ve read it 3 times over the intervening 20! All comments must meet the community standards outlined in Tor. Also, Koja is wonderful at description and I felt like I could feel the cold and smell the rot of the slum apartment they lived.

The Light at the Ciphee. So what genre author would build a novel around a mysterious hole, and never make the plunge? Refresh and try again. And in that place, where we come face-to-face with terror, what we find is ourselves….

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Take Edward Lee for instance. Truly one of my favorite horror novels of all time. I’m tue to the party here, but wanted to mention that I’ve just finished the book and really enjoyed it.

To view it, click here. There’s no solution to be found, no malevolent force to be stopped. It should be the exact opposite of predictable.

Nicholas is reluctant, but he becomes an unwilling part of the mystery after a kojs room mishap leads him to place his right arm into its abyss.

There are some horror novels that come at you with gushing innards and discarded limbs, swinging cleavers and pulling triggers and slashing with razor-sharp blades.