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Carrion Comfort: A Novel [Dan Simmons] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. CARRION COMFORT is one of the three greatest horror novels . Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The second novel by World Fantasy Award-winner Carrion Comfort: A Novel – Kindle edition by Dan Simmons. The second novel by World Fantasy Award-winner Simmons (The Song of Kali) is a page epic that draws on a variety of genres–horror, science fiction.

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This surge of power is particularly high when they use others to commit acts of violence. I did think the ending was great, and gave me tingles, I wish the whole book would have felt that way! Jun 17, Kathryn rated it really liked it Shelves: The novel portrays a tiny fraction of humanity that has immense psychic powers, which they refer to as “The Ability”.

Saul, after years of working with various groups to track down the Oberst, believes he has found him—a man named Willi Borden. Dan Simmons has the ability to construct a great novel!

Carrion Comfort, a book by Dan Simmons | Book review

Maybe it is due to having read King’s newest while I read this one. And no, that’s no exaggeration. Return to Book Page. Should you involve others in what you know is a deadly conflict?


By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. May 21, Horace Derwent rated it it was amazing. She was entertaining, and I felt like I could hear her voice in my head when her story was being read. Simmons is a very good writer. They all fit their roles perfectly.

But I think the reason the author left Melanie alive was to remind the reader that there’s still monsters out there in the real world, and they still hold all the cards, cqrrion for the sole purpose of causing humanity tremendous suffering. Nov 20, Adam Light rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’m now on my way to church to cleanse myself.

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Otherwise you could easily get lost and confused in some areas leaving you think “What the heck just happened? I feel comfortable saying this book is way too long based on the content received.

Dan Simmons can write a great book no matter what genre he is writing in. Not only are there evil, mind-controlling vampires, the things they do are just so ripe with evil. The frenetic, Hollywood-like simmond can get a bit boring at times, and the true potential of the novel never really surfaces.


Los vampiros de la mente cumple a cabalidad con estas condiciones. It is based on a novella of the same title, published in in the magazine Omni. Natalie is an African American woman, and Saul is a Jewish survivor of the holocaust.

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I always hesitate to say a book cxrrion overlong. Melanie begins setting up a new series of controlled helpers and a new life in Philadelphia. Simmons sets a stage of believability by referencing a number of horrific events such as the Kennedy and Lennon assassinations and weaves a network of conspiracies and chess moves, the latter simmona a tantalizing motif throughout, that pulls this story way beyond the normal horror novel.

Every word was perfect. Finally, there was a very, VERY memorable scene for me. The night quickly becomes a contest between those with superior Ability: Saul kills The Oberst. March Learn how and when to remove this template message.

There was no flowery prose or long winded sentences.