The Terror: A Novel

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Little, Brown, Jan 1, 2009 - Fiction - 992 pages
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The men on board HMS Terror have every expectation of finding the Northwest Passage. When the expedition's leader, Sir John Franklin, meets a terrible death, Captain Francis Crozier takes command and leads his surviving crewmen on a last, desperate attempt to flee south across the ice. But as another winter approaches, as scurvy and starvation grow more terrible, and as the Terror on the ice stalks them southward, Crozier and his men begin to fear there is no escape. A haunting, gripping story based on actual historical events, The Terror is a novel that will chill you to your core.

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User Review  - Jacqie - Goodreads

This book falls midway between science fiction and horror. There are scenes toward the end of the book that are not for the faint of heart, and left me with some bad dreams. However, the book is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nancy Schober - Goodreads

There is nothing better than being cozily holed up in my bed with a big fat book about desperate cold, hunger and deprivation. This does not disappoint. A challenging read that is well worth the ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Dan Simmons is a recipient of a Hugo Award and the author of critically acclaimed suspense and science fiction novels. He makes his home in Colorado.

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