'THE STAND meets THE ROAD' Entertainment Weekly
'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.
Anthony Carter doesn't think he could ever be in a worse place than Death Row.
FBI agent Brad Wolgast thinks something beyond imagination is coming.
'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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- Verlag: Orion
- Seitenzahl: 688
- Erscheinungstermin: 24.06.2010
- ISBN-13: 9781409107262
- Artikelnr.: 39196496
Mythic storytelling. San Francisco Chronicle
Magnificent . . . Cronin has taken his literary gifts, and he has weaponized them. . . . The Passage can stand proudly next to Stephen King s apocalyptic masterpiece The Stand, but a closer match would be Cormac McCarthy s The Road: a story about human beings trying to generate new hope in a world from which all hope has long since been burnt. Time
The type of big, engrossing read that will have you leaving the lights on late into the night. The Dallas Morning News
Addictive. Men s Journal
Cronin s unguessable plot and appealing characters will seize your heart and mind. Parade
Cronin has given us what could be the best book of the summer. Don t wait to dive into The Passage. USA Today
Great storytelling . . . vital, tender, and compelling. O: The Oprah Magazine
Cronin gets it just right; the combination of attentive realism and doomsday stakes makes for a mesmerizing experience. Salon
Magnificently unnerving . . . A The Stand-meets-The Road journey. Entertainment Weekly
Imagine Michael Crichton crossbreeding Stephen King s The Stand and Salem s Lot in that lab on Jurassic Park, with rich infusions of Robert McCammon s Swan Song, Battlestar Galactica and even Cormac McCarthy s The Road. The Washington Post