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Carrion comfort
Simmons, Dan
Adult Fiction SIMMONS

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Summary: "CARRION COMFORT is one of the three greatest horror novels of the 20th century. Simple as that." -- Stephen King "Epic in scale and scope but intimately disturbing, CARRION COMFORT spans the ages to rewrite history and tug at the very fabric of reality. A nightmarish chronicle of predator and prey that will shatter your world view forever.nbsp; A true classic." -- Guillermo del Toro "CARRION COMFORT is one of the scariest books ever written.nbsp; Whenever I get the question asked Who's your favorite author? my answer is always Dan Simmons." -- James Rollins "One of the few major reinventions of the vampire concept, on a par with Jack Finney's Invasion of the Body Snatchers , Richard Matheson's I Am Legend , and Stephen King's Salem's Lot . -- David Morrell THE PAST...nbsp; Caught behind the lines of Hitler's Final Solution, Saul Laski is one of the multitudes destined to die in the notorious Chelmno extermination camp.nbsp; Until he rises to meet his fate and finds himself face to face with an evil far older, and far greater, than the Nazi's themselves... THE PRESENT...nbsp; Compelled by the encounter to survive at all costs, so begins a journey that for Saulnbsp;will span decades and cross continents, plunging into the darkestnbsp;corners of 20th century history to reveal a secret societynbsp;of beings who may oftennbsp;existnbsp;behind the world's most horrible and violent events.nbsp; Killing from a distance, and by darkly manipulative proxy, they are people with the psychic ability to 'use' humans: read their minds, subjugate them to their wills, experience through their senses, feed off their emotions, force them to acts of unspeakable aggression.nbsp; Eachnbsp;year, three of the most powerful of thisnbsp;hiddennbsp;ordernbsp;meet to discuss their ongoing campaign of induced bloodshed and deliberate destruction.nbsp; But thisnbsp;reunion, something will go terribly wrong. Saul's quest is about to reach its elusive object, drawing hunter and hunted alike into a struggle that will plumb the depths of mankind's attraction to violence, and determine the future of the world itself...

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