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He was one of Lafitte's lieutenants, retired about the age of forty from the sea
because of a saber cut to his leg, and got himself a fine house outside New
Orleans. Privateenn' had made him rich, and since he had time on his hands and
a taste ...
He swung his gaze up to the makeshift balconies, and there, at the far end of the
room, were two figures holding hands and kicking out their legs in unison on the
edge of a silver-trimmed platform. Glittering prisms twined in columns around the
Their beaks were shattered, crimson droplets welling from the cracks; their wings
and legs were broken; and the membranes of their eyes had burst and were
dripping fluid. All lay flapping on the floors of the cages except for a parakeet, ...
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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