Justin Cronin





Justin Cronin

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Justin Cronin is an American novelist. Awards he's won for his fiction include the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Stephen Crane Prize, and the Whiting Writer's Award.

Born and raised in New England, Cronin is a graduate of Harvard University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He currently lives with his wife and children in Houston, Texas where he is Professor of English at Rice University.

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Average rating: 3.98 · 140,105 ratings · 18,507 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 96,998 ratings — published 2010 — 86 editions
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The Twelve (The Passage, #2)
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 39,053 ratings — published 2012 — 59 editions
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The Summer Guest
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 2,361 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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Mary and O'Neil: A Novel in...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 1,387 ratings — published 2001 — 15 editions
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A Passagem - Volume I
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The City of Mirrors (The Pa...
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A Passagem - Volume II
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A Short History of the Long...
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1995
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The Twelve, Vol. 1
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November 2010, Justin Cronin
"Call him a harbinger of doom. The novelist describes the thrill of crafting The Passage, in which a failed military experiment leads to the fall of civilization." ...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.”
Justin Cronin, The Passage

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