The Terror

A Novel

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The bestselling author of Ilium and Olympos transforms the true story of a legendary Arctic expedition into a thriller worthy of Stephen King or Patrick O'Brian. Their captain's insane vision of a Northwest Passage has kept the crewmen of The
Ha scritto il 18/08/13
Semplicemente avvincente dalla prima pagina. Per 780 pagine non si perde mai il ritmo e la tensione che percorre tutta la storia.Simmons tratteggia una storia del terrore senza però cadere nello splatter e sempre tenendo un occhio fisso sulla ...Continua
Ha scritto il 27/11/10
If I could I'd rank it as 3.5 stars. It was reverting from the beginning until maybe 3/4 through. After that, especially the incessant references to The Terror on the ice, gets wearisome. The 700+ pages could do with at least 50 less. This is more ...Continua
Ha scritto il 12/07/10
Brilliant
This is based on a true expedition to find the Northwest Passage. The two expedition ships HMS Erebus and Terror vanished almost without trace. This book is a wonderful exercise in what if.An author has to be very competent to demand a reader's ...Continua
Ha scritto il 06/03/10
Fascinating!
The Terror is a fascinating historical fiction about the doomed Franklin Expedition. It's a slow and chilling story about how the struggle for survival brings out the best and worst of human beings. If the book has a fault, it is that sometimes you ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 13/02/10
weird but rather wonderful - a very chilly read

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