Justin Cronin


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Justin Cronin

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In 2010, Justin Cronin’s The Passage was a phenomenon. The unforgettable tale that critics and readers compared to the novels of Cormac McCarthy, Michael Crichton, Stephen King, and Margaret Atwood became a runaway bestseller and enchanted readers around the globe. It spent 3 months on The New York Times bestseller list. It was featured on more than a dozen “Best of the Year” lists, including Time’s “Top 10 Fiction of 2010,” NPR’s “Year’s Most Transporting Books,” and Esquire’s “Best & Brightest of 2010.” It was a #1 Indie Next Selection. It sold in over 40 countries and became a bestseller in many of them. Stephen King called The Passage “enthralling… read this book and the ordinary world disappears.” Now, PEN/Hemingway Award-winner Ju ...more

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Justin Cronin When, late at night, I found my wife weeping at the kitchen table, I asked, “Honey, what’s wrong, why are you crying?” “Because,” she said, and showed…moreWhen, late at night, I found my wife weeping at the kitchen table, I asked, “Honey, what’s wrong, why are you crying?” “Because,” she said, and showed me the bloody knife in her hand, “no matter what I do, you won’t stay dead.”(less)
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The Twelve (The Passage, #2)

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The City of Mirrors (The Pa...

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June 2016, Justin Cronin
"A decade in the making, Justin Cronin's post-apocalyptic Passage trilogy is finally concluding with The City of Mirrors. Find out how the epic series is really all about love." ...More

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“We live, we die. Somewhere along the way, if we're lucky, we may find someone to help lighten the load.”
Justin Cronin, The Passage

“Real courage is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. Doing the unpopular thing because it's what you believe, and the heck with everybody.”
Justin Cronin, The Summer Guest

“What strange places our lives can carry us to, what dark passages.”
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