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August 1, 2011
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This is an epic book for fans of apocalyptic fiction. The story is very much about Good versus Evil, with…more

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What Members Thought

Michael Logan
Apr 29, 2014 Michael Logan rated it liked it
This was a bit too black and white in its portrayal of good and evil to resonate with me, and I have to admit I skim read quite a bit towards the end. As with a lot of epic fantasy, it would have been a better book with 300 or so pages lopped off.

The dialogue also came off as clunky and unrealistic too often. And was Josh based on BA Baracus? He was pitying the fool at several points, even though Murdoch wasn't in it.

That said, it was an interesting take on the post-apocalyptic world with some
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Deena Thomson
Mar 14, 2013 Deena Thomson rated it it was amazing
Enjoyed every single page. I haven't devoured a book like this in ages. I LOVED it. I can't believe I haven't heard of this book till recently. Fantastic. I understand why it is compared to THE Stand (which I also love)but it is also different and deserve to stand on it's own accord. I think Robert R McCammon may become a new fav author.
Girly
Dec 28, 2009 Girly marked it as to-read
Shelves: apocalypse-fun
Read this in high school (oh so long ago). I can't remember any of it so thought I'd re-read.
Sherrie
Jan 19, 2009 Sherrie rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2009-book-list
HOLY CRAP. This book is amazing. I'm not done with it yet, I'm on page 500 and something. HOLY CRAP. MUCH better than The Stand...by a longshot. Full review to come.
Kaye
Sep 18, 2011 Kaye rated it really liked it
Geoff
Oct 04, 2013 Geoff marked it as to-read
Karen
Dec 28, 2015 Karen rated it it was amazing
Luke
Nov 25, 2012 Luke marked it as to-read
Joanna
Apr 16, 2012 Joanna marked it as to-read
James
Feb 08, 2012 James marked it as on-my-wishlist-sff-2
kora
Jan 17, 2012 kora rated it it was amazing
Robert
Oct 19, 2011 Robert rated it liked it
Pat
Sep 25, 2011 Pat marked it as to-read
Kathy
Mar 16, 2014 Kathy rated it it was amazing
Ginny
Jul 25, 2011 Ginny marked it as to-read
Tabatha
Jul 25, 2011 Tabatha marked it as to-read
Shelves: post-apocalyptic
Amber
May 18, 2011 Amber marked it as to-read
David
Oct 20, 2010 David marked it as to-read
Cassandra Moore
Oct 16, 2010 Cassandra Moore marked it as to-read
Bryan Ochalla
Jul 12, 2010 Bryan Ochalla rated it it was amazing
Jason
Feb 13, 2010 Jason marked it as to-read
Shelves: my-library
Stefanie
Aug 16, 2011 Stefanie rated it did not like it
Gwyn
Aug 11, 2016 Gwyn marked it as to-read
Stacie
Aug 20, 2009 Stacie marked it as to-read
Joe
Nov 20, 2014 Joe rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Deana
Sep 28, 2008 Deana rated it really liked it
Melanie
Sep 10, 2008 Melanie rated it it was amazing
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