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The Passage

The Passage

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‘Enthralling … richly imagined. Above all, Amy is a superb creation, believably human yet beguilingly enigmatic’ Sunday Times

Amy Harper Bellafonte is six years old and her mother thinks she’s the most important person in the whole world.

She is.

Anthony Carter doesn’t think he could ever be in a worse place than Death Row.

He’s wrong.

FBI agent Brad Wolgast thinks something beyond imagination is coming.

It is.

‘Read 15 pages, and you will find yourself captivated; read 30 and you will find yourself taken prisoner and reading late into the night. It had the vividness that only epic works of fantasy and imagination can achieve. What else can I say? This: read this book and the ordinary world disappears’ Stephen King
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 24th June 2010

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781409107262

Reviews

Enthralling ... richly imagined. Above all, Amy is a superb creation, believably human yet beguilingly enigmatic
SUNDAY TIMES
An epic thriller, the story hinges around Amy, a six-year-old girl used as a test case by the government for a covert mission involving a deadly virus. And yes, she manages to escape... We loved it
STYLIST
Cronin is a skilled writer. Most of the characters are well drawn and he tackles the philosophical issue of gaining eternal life at the cost of your soul in between the throat-ripping battle scenes. I turned The Passage's pages feverishly to find out what happened next
OBSERVER
Epic, apocalyptic, heart-wrenching, catastrophic, mesmerisizing...
DAILY MIRROR
Cronin's massive novel transcends its clichés and delivers a feverishly readable post-apocalyptic-cum-vampire chiller. It's not only a brilliantly told story, with thrilling plot twists and graphic action sequences, but a moving psychological portrait of survivors facing up to the poignant fact of a lost past and a horrifically uncertain future
GUARDIAN
An exhilarating epic ... the breathtaking plot eventually circles back around, and the conclusion will leave you gasping. A modern classic in the making
SFX
A gripping story and a richly drawn cast. This is an epic that often bears comparison with Stephen King
DAILY MAIL
Dense stuff with intriguing characters, Cronin's story of a supernatural government experiment that gets out of hand is surprisingly gripping. Full of plot twists, action and vampires. It's a dark epic that matches the best of Stephen King
HEAT
If you only take one book away with you this summer, make it The Passage. It's an absorbing, nightmarish dream of a book, a terrifying apocalyptic thriller, populated by believable, sympathetic characters. Once you start reading it, you won't want it to end
THE TIMES
Read 30 pages and you will find yourself taken prisoner and reading late into the night
SUNDAY EXPRESS
Enthralling ... Read 15 pages, and you will find yourself captivated; read 30 and you will find yourself taken prisoner and reading late into the night. It had the vividness that only epic works of fantasy and imagination can achieve. What else can I say? This: read this book and the ordinary world disappears
Stephen King