Carrion Comfort

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Penguin Group, 2010 - Horror tales - 784 pages
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Reissued for the 20th anniversary of its publication, revised and with a brand new introduction by Dan Simmons...The past. Caught behind the lines of Hitler's Final Solution, Saul Laski is one of the multitudes destined to die in the notorious Chelmno extermination camp. But he will soon fall into the clutches of an evil far older and greater than the Nazis themselves.
The present. A rare few individuals have the Ability - the psychic power to influence the minds of others. Each year they meet to discuss their ongoing campaign of debauchery and slaughter. But this year things are not going according to plan ...
The story that follows spans decades and continents and penetrates the darkest recesses of the 20th century, as one man seeks to justify his belief that a secret society of powerful beings is behind many of the world‚¬€¬™s most horrific catastrophes. As well as ranking among the greatest reinventions of the vampire legend, Carrion Comfort explores humanity's attraction to violence and what it means for our future

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Carrion Comfort

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One sometimes wonders if Simmons is capable of writing succinctly. With The Terror, his long-winded style matched the mood and setting admirably. Carrion Comfort, though, is all action. Set in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jonny T - Borders

Finally, it's been reprinted. This is Dan Simmons's best work! Often overlooked, but a cult-like classic. It certainly beats his two most recent very long and unsatisfying novels. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Dan Simmons is an outstanding creative and imaginative talent. He has won the Hugo award, the World Fantasy Award, the Locus award (three times) and the Bram Stoker award.

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