The Night Eternal
“The most credible and frightening of all the vampire books of the past decade.”—San Francisco Chronicle“Bram Stoker meets Stephen King meets Michael Crichton. It just doesn’t get much better than this.”—Nelson DeMilleThe stunning New York Times bestselling vampire saga that author Dan Simmons... show more
“The most credible and frightening of all the vampire books of the past decade.”—San Francisco Chronicle“Bram Stoker meets Stephen King meets Michael Crichton. It just doesn’t get much better than this.”—Nelson DeMilleThe stunning New York Times bestselling vampire saga that author Dan Simmons (Drood, The Terror) calls, “an unholy spawn of I Am Legend out of ‘Salem’s Lot,” concludes with The Night Eternal. The magnificent, if monstrously warped brainchild of cinematic horror master Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy) and Chuck Hogan—whose novel Prince of Thieves, was praised as, “one of the 10 best books of the year” by Stephen King—The Night Eternal begins where The Strain and The Fall left off: with the last remnants of humankind enslaved by the vampire masters in a world forever shrouded by nuclear winter. Still, a small band of the living fights on in the shadows, in the final book of the ingenious dark fantasy trilogy that Newsweek says is, “good enough to make us break that vow to swear off vampire stories.”
Publish date: October 25th 2011
Pages no: 371
Edition language: English
Series: The Strain Trilogy (#3)
Okay, I liked it. Was it the best horror novel ever? NO. Did it have plot holes? Yes. Were there head scratching moments? Yup. It still entertained me and It was a interesting take on the vampire story.
You'll just have to read the trilogy. The ending of this was epic. No disappointment at all!
Not an ending I expected from the series and probably the weakest in the trilogy. This leaves me with misgivings about the series as a whole. The first half of the book plods and suffers from 'catch-up' syndrome. Then the last third make up for all of that plodding with a very exciting finish. So I'...
Die Menschheit am Abgrund. Eine geheimnisvolle Seuche hat den Planeten befallen und die meisten Menschen in blutrünstige Vampire verwandelt. Tief unter der Erde hat eine kleine Gruppe von Menschen überlebt, doch ihr Kampf gegen die Vampire scheint aussichtslos. Nur ein Mythos aus uralter Zeit birgt ...
Für mich ein enttäuschender Abschluss der Reihe.