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3.09 of 5 stars 3.09  ·  rating details  ·  23 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Paperback, 544 pages
Published December 15th 1986 by Berkley
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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 institution. The asylum is set in remote Alaska or the Yukon Territory. It is freezing outside. The fate devised for him by the psychopathic inmates is grim.

He is stripped down to his skin and tossed outside into a building courtyard which is open to the elements. The
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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