Publish date: April 1st 1999
Publisher: MacMillan UK
Pages no: 345
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
A peaceful village in Wiltshire is shattered by a disaster which strikes without reason or explanation, leaving behind a trail of misery and horror. A yawning, bottomless crack spreads through the earth, out of which creeps a fog that resembles no other. Whatever it is, it must be controlled. (sourc...
Yep James Herbert you have a fan for life now. Its really good to find authors that are from your country The fact James the auhor is from my old hometown! And comes out with the books he does is just mind blowing to me. He is up there with Stephen king to me and is truly Talented, I 1st Picke...
A brilliant hybrid of a novel. Herbert hits all the highpoints that make a great thriller, then casually crosses over into the horror territory he would soon become an acknowledged master of, with scenes that will stay with you to your grave.
I was under the impression that James Herbert wrote "horror". But after reading this, and his Others, I've come to the conclusion that Herbert writes about depravity. No more James Herbert for me.
blurbs - John Holman is a worker for the Department of the Environment investigating a Ministry of Defence base in a small rural village. An unexpected earthquake swallows his car releasing a fog that had been trapped underground for many years. An insane Holman is pulled up from the crack, a produc...