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Icefire

2.9  ·  Rating Details ·  29 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Paperback, 544 pages
Published December 15th 1986 by Berkley
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Feliks
Jun 26, 2012 Feliks rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: random, meh
Unmemorable, awkward, and somewhat tedious horror fiction; all except for one *superbly* conceived scene which I will describe to you now.

A guard at a mental institution is captured by the inmates when they manage to take over the facility. The asylum is set in remote Alaska or the Yukon Territory. It is *well* below freezing outside. [But you see immediately, how contrived all this is, right? Not a setting/locale most of us can relate to.]

I digress. The fate devised for this one unlucky guard-
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Jeff
Dec 18, 2012 Jeff rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
You can pretty much skip the first 250 pages of the book, since nothing really happens. Storyline is good, but author goes way overboard on description and detail on the thoughts of the characters. It bogged the story down.
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