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Grant Huelskamp

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  • The Passage

  • A Novel (Book One of The Passage Trilogy)
  • By: Justin Cronin
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Adenrele Ojo, Abby Craden
  • Length: 36 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16,718
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,402
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,384

First, the unthinkable: a security breach at a secret U.S. government facility unleashes the monstrous product of a chilling military experiment. Then, the unspeakable: a night of chaos and carnage gives way to sunrise on a nation, and ultimately a world, forever altered. All that remains for the stunned survivors is the long fight ahead and a future ruled by fear—of darkness, of death, of a fate far worse.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • When does anything interesting finally happen?

  • By B. Reid on 01-18-19

Nopes

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-10-16

It's terrible don't buy it

No I'm not going to give you a long explanation. I was just subjected to the windiest, forced melancholic and weepy drivel. And considering how many words this guy wrote I delight in the idea of giving a poor review with only a fraction of the writing

He describes a little girl peeing in the street in great detail and then goes on and on about how this was soooooo poetic and symbolic and full of meaning. Do I need to say more?

15 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • Carrion Comfort

  • By: Dan Simmons
  • Narrated by: Mel Foster, Laural Merlington
  • Length: 39 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,799
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,660
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,658

Caught behind the lines of Hitler's Final Solution, Saul Laski is one of the multitudes destined to die in the notorious Chelmno extermination camp. Until he rises to meet his fate and finds himself face to face with an evil far older, and far greater, than the Nazis themselves. Compelled by the encounter to survive at all costs, so begins a journey that for Saul will span decades and cross continents, plunging into the darkest corners of 20th century history to reveal a secret society of beings who may often exist behind the world's most horrible and violent events.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Long, sure...but GREAT story!

  • By LillyO on 01-02-12

Not great

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-12-16

This book is not scary no matter how much it wants to portray itself as horror. This book is like Driving Miss Daisy with the racism turned way up and no Morgan Freeman, with smatterings of amateur smut and a nice long exposition vomit involving concentration camps (but not too much! The author has to write more about tits!)

If you have to kill some time you can do worse. But I wouldn't waste the credit or the money

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