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Next might be Summer of Night. It’s a toss-up between this novel and Silence of the Lambs as my favorite novel of all time.

This book wore me out to say the least. All the characters are unique and are constructed beautifully. I want to see what he does with some historical cwrrion. That would be weird, right? View all 6 comments. A small group come together with the intention of stopping a small group responsible for these awful actions.

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That his name, Saul Laski, should be written into the history books. Despite the length of this huge novel I raced through the pages. Yeah, there are monsters, but they aren’t scary. Comfodt having the simmkns to know people’s thoughts, weaknesses, and secrets, and at the same time be able to make them do what you want them to do – without limit.


This book should come with a warning label, although that might ruin its amazing cover.

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Sharing her thoughts made me feel unclean – she’s an appalling, disgusting creature. I felt as though I struggled with them, and tried to give them hope.

Carrion Comfort is a huge, epic novel. Articles lacking reliable references from March All articles lacking reliable references Pages to carron images to Wikidata. These are not comic book characters but fully fleshed personalities with strong believable motivations. But no one, not even Willi IMO, comes cl The print of this large paperback is so small, I imagine that if it were in hardback, I wouldn’t be able to pick it up and read it.

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Simmons made his characters believable. For the poem, see Gerald Manley Hopkins. Saul is able to kill The Oberst. As Barent leaves, he is killed by Melanie’s use of surrogates, coerced by Natalie back in Charleston.


That was interesting, and Melanie’s scenes damn near steal the book. Some creepy, tense moments and horrifying characters.

His characters are realistic and great. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. It lets us see into his journey and better explains why he is the way he is. I loved every word of every page.

What is the most complex book you’ve read? I have Drood and The Terror queued up in the next few months. Views Read Edit View history.

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Complete control, one from which there is no defense mental or physical, is certainly a frightening subject, and the opening set in Chelmno is pretty much stellar.

I can dig good writing no matter the style, but I don’t think it fit this subject matter. It is a long and gripping story that offers a different kind of vampirism.