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The Ruins: A Novel by Scott Smith
The Ruins: A Novel

CMAnderson, September 3, 2007

I think Stephan King is right. This is the best horror novel of the new century. In this novel, you are presented with the perception of each character as they adventure from vacation to misery. You, in their eyes, suffer with each of them. Oh yes, there is suspense, and curiosity that drives you to turn one page after another. But, who is the hero? In the end, you realize that hope is nothing more than a state of mind, a means to survive. The theme here is to survive in this known but untold part of the jungle. In the end, you realize the true survivor. This novel can hurt as much as it can scare. There is so much desire to guide the characters forward that you fall victim to the presence that consumes them.
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