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Summer of Night - Dan Simmons
Summer of Night
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In the summer of 1960 in Elm Haven, Illinois, five 12-year-old boys forge the powerful bonds that a lifetime of change will not break. An ancient, sinister evil lurks in the dark, and when a long-silent bell peals in the middle of the deepest night, the people know it marks the beginning of... show more
In the summer of 1960 in Elm Haven, Illinois, five 12-year-old boys forge the powerful bonds that a lifetime of change will not break. An ancient, sinister evil lurks in the dark, and when a long-silent bell peals in the middle of the deepest night, the people know it marks the beginning of terror. Now Mike, Duane, Dale, Harlen, and Kevin must wage a fraternal war of blood against an arcane abomination.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780446362665 (0446362662)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 608
Edition language: English
Series: Seasons of Horror (#1)
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Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it
4.0 Summer Of Night Review
Preface: Some of you will read this review and wonder why I gave it such a high score when I had such a big problem with a certain aspect of the storyline. Those of you who feel confused by my rating should know that, yes, this book is terrific. It transported me to another time and place. For me, i...
Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
5.0 SUMMER OF NIGHT "Review"
I am utterly speechless. I can't write a review that will do justice to this novel that wrecked me in the best kind of way. Let me just say two things: 1.) Stephen King is dangerously close to being dethroned as my favorite author. 2.) Read this book. Now.
Shiftyj1
Shiftyj1 rated it
5.0 Summer of Night
Maybe light on the horror, but heavy with colorful characterizations of small town life in the 60's and how innocence can be lost very quickly and then somehow found again. Solid 4.5 Stars and Highly Recommended.
Cushla
Cushla rated it
It’s the summer of 1960 and in the small town of Elm Haven, Illinois, five twelve-year-old boys are forging the powerful bonds that a lifetime of change will not break. From sunset bike rides to shaded hiding places in the woods, the boys’ days are marked by all of the secrets and silences of an id...
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
4.0
All Dan Simmons fans know that he can write successfully in any genre he chooses and that he likes to mix horror into various other genres. Here is his YA/horror novel. It's a bit too horrific, profane, violent, sexy and grim to actually appear in the YA section of any bookstore, though, what with a...
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