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He had them sit on packing crates beside a wood stove while he boiled coffee
and asked Jocundra about herself. The cabin was exactly as she remembered: a
jackdaw's nest. Waist-high stacks of yellowed magazines along the walls ...
He pulled up a chair beside her, picked a fancy introduction of chords, and this
time the song had the courtly feel of a duet between a country girl and a strolling
balladeer. "... Beauty is everywhere, they say, But I can't find a beauty like thine.
The sunlight leached the wild vegetation of color and acted to parch her tears.
She found a flat stone beside the driveway and sat down, watching flies drone in
a clump of weeds. The undersides of their leaves were coated with yellow dust.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dukedom_enough - www.librarything.com
We've been taught in recent years to think of mindless brain-eaters when we hear the word "zombies". In 1984, Shepard's first novel inverted the stereotype. A secret medical project, hidden in the ... Read full review
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I just don't like zombies, sorry...Not a bad book, sort of reminded me of Shelley's _Frankenstein_. Read full review