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The Passage

The Passage by Justin Cronin
Hardcover
Jun 08, 2010 | 784 Pages
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Praise

“Cronin has given us what could be the best book of the summer. Don’t wait to dive into The Passage.”USA Today

“Cronin’s unguessable plot and appealing characters will seize your heart and mind.”Parade

“Great storytelling … vital, tender, and compelling”O, The Oprah Magazine

“A blockbuster…astutely plotted and imaginative”The New York Times Book Review

“Cronin gets it just right; the combination of attentive realism and doomsday stakes makes for a mesmerizing experience.”Salon.com

“We’ve just found our summer escape!”Elle, “Top 10 Summer Books for 2010”

“Magnificently unnerving . . . A The Stand-meets-The Road journey.”Entertainment Weekly, A-

“Addictive, terrifying, and deeply satisfying. Not only is this one of the year’s best thrillers; it’s one of the best of the past decade—maybe one of the best ever.”—Men’s Journal

“A literary richness that rivals Stephen King’s The Stand.”Time

“Fans of vampire fiction who are bored by the endless hordes of sensitive, misunderstood Byronesque bloodsuckers will revel in Cronin’s engrossingly horrific account of a postapocalyptic American overrun by the gruesome reality behind the wish-fulfillment fantasies…manages to engage the reader with a sweeping epic style.”Publishers Weekly (starred review and “Pick of the week”)

“Literary author Cronin turns in an apocalyptic thriller in the spirit of Stephen King or Michael Crichton. . . . The young girl as heroine and role model is a nice touch.”Kirkus

“[An] apocalyptic epic . . . Expect a lot of interest in this title.”Booklist

“The monsters in this compulsive nail biter are the scariest in fiction since Stephen King’s vampires in Salem’s Lot. . . . This exceptional thriller should be one of the most popular novels this year and will draw in readers everywhere.”Library Journal, starred review  

“Meet what is likely to be one of the biggest blockbusters of the summer.”People

“Imagine Michael Crichton crossbreeding Stephen King’s “The Stand” and “Salem’s Lot” in that lab on Jurassic Park, with rich infusions of Robert McCammon’s “Swan Song,” “Battlestar Galactica” and even Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road.””The Washington Post

Awards

Indie Next WINNER 2010

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