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Usher's Passing - Robert R. McCammon
Usher's Passing
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The House of Usher is built on death itself - and now it has a new master...For generations the House of Usher has grown wealthier and more powerful on the invention and sale of murderous military weapons. But another evil has lived and grown within the House of Usher - a legacy of depravity and... show more
The House of Usher is built on death itself - and now it has a new master...For generations the House of Usher has grown wealthier and more powerful on the invention and sale of murderous military weapons. But another evil has lived and grown within the House of Usher - a legacy of depravity and bloodshed that goes back for generations, and stains the hallways of the family mansion.One young heir, Rix Usher, is reluctant to return home. But the House of Usher has chosen "him" to take the reins from his dying father... to learn the house's terrible secrets. Joining in a ritual of fantastic evil, he will be forced to unleash the dreadful powers of Usher...
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780671769925 (0671769928)
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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LittleBookCove
LittleBookCove rated it
5.0
Robert McCammon, Where have you been all my life! I know, forgive me, I just found out how fucking amazing Robert McCammon is as a writer! He's literally Astounding. His style is a no nonsense, pull you in.. And keep you wanting more. Even though Ushers passing is the first and only book of his I'...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
3.0 Usher's Passing
So all in all I wish I had liked this book more. I loved Robert McCammon's other work I read, "Boy's Life". I thought this book would be more like that, instead it was not as engaging and I ultimately did not feel connected to one character in this book.Usher's Passing starts off with an Usher confr...
Book Cupidity
Book Cupidity rated it
5.0 A Phantasmagoric Experience
Robert R. McCammon uses the word phantasmagoric no less than three times in this book. This is a word that I wasn't readily familiar with, but my husband, who was a horror book nut in the late 70's and all through the 80's, knew this word well. It must have been part of trend of the time. For thos...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
4.0 Great "Sequel"
Written as a sort of sequel to The Fall of the House of Usher, Poe's tale, while not being an account of actual events, comes so close that Roderick Usher's brother accuses Poe of copying the true events. Fast Forward to the 1980s and near Asheville, NC the location of the Usher estate, known simp...
11811
11811 rated it
2.0 Usher's Passing
I finally skimmed the last 100 pages or so. It wasn't bad but I wouldn't recommend it when there are so many 4-5 star novels out there. If you're looking for a McCammon read, don't start with this one. Pick up Boy's Life or Swan Song.
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