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  - Mrs_McGreevy - LibraryThing

Those of you who crave pages upon pages of realistic detail spiced up with a soupchon of "What the hell?", take a look at Dan Simmons' newest, The Terror. It is the age of sail and two ships set out ... Read full review

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The Pariah is a bit of a ghost story with some American folklore and mythology mixed into it. In the novel, John Trenton is living his life in a fog after his wife and unborn child die in a car ... 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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