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This book is based factually on the missing Franklin expedition, last seen by Europeans in July of 1845. The HMS Erabus and the ill-named HMS Terror were the space shuttles of their day, and Dan Simmons spins a haunting and suspenseful tale of this exploration. Based on archaeological evidence found in the past 20 years, and on his own vivid gothic imagination, Simmons has recreated in a stunningly addictive read, what possibly happened to this crew.
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Publisher Comments:

Greeted with excited critical praise, this extraordinary novel-inspired by the true story of two ice ships that disappeared in the Arctic Circle during an 1845 expedition-swells with the heart-stopping suspense and heroic adventure that have won Dan Simmons praise as "a writer who not only makes big promises but keeps them" (Seattle Post-Intelligencer). The Terror chills readers to the core.

Review:

"Brutal, relentless, yet oddly uplifting, The Terror is a masterfully chilling work." Entertainment Weekly

Review:

"In the hands of a lesser writer than Dan Simmons, The Terror might well have dissolved into a series of frigid days and three-dog nights. But Simmons is too good a writer to ignore the real gold in his story-its beleaguered cast." Bookpage

Review:

"Guaranteed to have readers pulling their covers up to their noses, The Terror will make for a blood-freezing, bedtime read this winter-and any season thereafter." Pages

About the Author

Dan Simmons is a recipient of a Hugo Award and the author of critically acclaimed suspense and science fiction novels. He makes his home in Colorado.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316017459
Author:
Simmons, Dan
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks
Subject:
Shipwrecks
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
Horror fiction
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20071231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
771
Dimensions:
8.30x5.56x1.25 in. 1.47 lbs.

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Product details 771 pages Back Bay Books - English 9780316017459 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

This book is based factually on the missing Franklin expedition, last seen by Europeans in July of 1845. The HMS Erabus and the ill-named HMS Terror were the space shuttles of their day, and Dan Simmons spins a haunting and suspenseful tale of this exploration. Based on archaeological evidence found in the past 20 years, and on his own vivid gothic imagination, Simmons has recreated in a stunningly addictive read, what possibly happened to this crew.

"Review" by , "Brutal, relentless, yet oddly uplifting, The Terror is a masterfully chilling work."
"Review" by , "In the hands of a lesser writer than Dan Simmons, The Terror might well have dissolved into a series of frigid days and three-dog nights. But Simmons is too good a writer to ignore the real gold in his story-its beleaguered cast."
"Review" by , "Guaranteed to have readers pulling their covers up to their noses, The Terror will make for a blood-freezing, bedtime read this winter-and any season thereafter."
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