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"I need three tons of copper," he said. "I want to build something." "If you're going
to be circuitous, Mr. Harrison, we can end this conversation right now." "I want to
build a replica of the veve on your calling card." "Why?" she asked after a pause.
Bats, dazed by the lights, skimmed low above the veve and thumped into the oak
trunks. The ground below it had been bulldozed into a circle of black dirt, and this
made the great design seem like a glowing brand poised to sear the earth.
But at last they wriggled up the hill overlooking the veve. Valcours and Donnell
stood about a dozen feet apart, and from their fingers flowed streams of the same
numinous glow that had destroyed the cypress; the streams twisted and ...
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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