The mutant white rat had grown and mated, creating offspring in its own image. They dominated the others, the dark-furred ones, who foraged for food and brought it back to the lair. Now the dark rats were restless, and the white slug-like thing that ruled them remembered the taste of human flesh.
Nothing quite like reading a book where the whole plot is based just outside your doorstep! Apart from that, this book blew my mind. This is the second installment of James Herberts "The Rats" based five years later, after the carnage the rats caused in London they are back.. Bigger and bolder and much more cunning than before.
Hands down James Herbert is top of the list as my favorite horror Authors his book "The Fog" was the first horror book I ever read and scared the hell out of me. But I loved it! I knew by reading this I wasn't going put it down. Just like the Fog and the Rats before it.
I love how Herbert put's little sub stories into his tales as well, making you hate or root for his characters in this case I wanted a really Nasty flasher who was a teacher to get his dick bitten off by a Rat. I won't say what happens but all the way Reading it, I was like C'mon Rats get him! And that's Jame's style. He's the kind of author that makes you talk for weeks at work ect about his book's. Anyways if you ever find the time, please read the Fog or the Rat's or just any of Herbert's book's as he really is one of the best.