The Survivor

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Pan Macmillan, May 11, 2011 - Fiction - 272 pages
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It had been one of the worst crashes in airline history, killing over 300 people and leaving only one survivor. Now the dead were buried and the town of Eton tried to forget. But one man could not rest.

In James Herbert's The Survivor, Keller walks from the flames of the wreck, driven on by unseen forces, seeking the answer to his own survival. Finally the town is forced to face the shocking, dreadful truth about what was buried in the old graveyard. And a truth Keller did not want to believe . . .

 

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A gem from the UK, little known in the USA. The basic premise is familiar, since it’s been ripped off several times since Survivor was first published in the mid-70s: A man is the only survivor of a ... Read full review

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James Herbert was not just Britain’s number one bestselling writer of chiller fiction, a position he held ever since publication of his first novel, but was also one of our greatest popular novelists. Widely imitated and hugely influential, his twenty-three novels have sold more than fifty-four million copies worldwide, and have been translated into over thirty languages, including Russian and Chinese. In 2010, he was made the Grand Master of Horror by the World Horror Convention and was also awarded an OBE by the Queen for services to literature. His final novel was Ash. James Herbert died in March 2013.

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