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The Strain (Strain Trilogy #1) -
The Strain (Strain Trilogy #1)
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“A high-tech vampire epic....Terrifying.”—San Francisco Chronicle“Part The Andromeda Strain, part Night of the Living Dead.”—Salon.com“Chuck Hogan is known for his taut thrillers, Guillermo del Toro for his surreal horror films…The Strain brings out the best of each.”—Minneapolis Star TribuneAn... show more
“A high-tech vampire epic....Terrifying.”—San Francisco Chronicle“Part The Andromeda Strain, part Night of the Living Dead.”—Salon.com“Chuck Hogan is known for his taut thrillers, Guillermo del Toro for his surreal horror films…The Strain brings out the best of each.”—Minneapolis Star TribuneAn epic battle for survival begins between man and vampire in The Strain—the first book in a heart-stopping trilogy from one of Hollywood’s most inventive storytellers and a critically acclaimed thriller writer. Guillermo del Toro, the genius director of the Academy Award-winning Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy, and Hammett Award-winning author Chuck Hogan have joined forces to boldly reinvent the vampire novel. Brilliant, blood-chilling, and unputdownable, The Strain is a nightmare of the first order.
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Format: Textbook
ASIN: 9780061558238
Publisher: HarperCollins
Edition language: English
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learn by going
learn by going rated it
3.0 The Strain, by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan
I adjust my expectations when I read genre fiction, but I generally am able to have fun as a reader. Depending on the genre, I do look for certain qualities, but I additionally recognize that I have particular tastes and responses (for example, it's hard to scare me, but I value being disturbed more...
Fangs for the Fantasy
Fangs for the Fantasy rated it
2.0 The Strain (Strain Trilogy #1)
Dr. Ephraim Goodweather works for the CDC out of New York where he is determined to stay so he can be near his son over which he is desperately fighting with his wife for custody. It’s difficult to balance his work with being a good father for his son, who is his life.And it’s certainly not made any...
Stephanie Spines
Stephanie Spines rated it
4.0 The Strain (Strain Trilogy #1)
I liked it! The writing style is a little simplistic and maybe subpar, yes. It wasn't the most shocking and unpredictable book in the world. It is nothing new, unique or dynamic. But where this book lacks in plotline, it makes up for in sheer creepy suspense. This book had me making faces on th...
Nerdy Reading
Nerdy Reading rated it
3.0 The Strain (Strain Trilogy #1)
Who doesn't know Guillermo del Toro? And who hasn't at least once enjoyed one of his movies? Chances are that if you watch movies you probably have.I, as a rule try not to read about vampires anymore. The vampire subject has by known been very well explored, especially in books, but even so having G...
Book Candy
Book Candy rated it
3.0 The Strain (Strain Trilogy #1)
This book felt like a Koonz/King beach book to me. This was surprising given the fact that Guillermo del Toro wrote it. The writing was only slightly above the level of any other horror thriller and the story did nothing to impress me. I expected too much from del Toro I suppose and might have enjoy...
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