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Despair - I'll feast on thee

Advantages: dark, unsettling story
Disadvantages: overly long and quite bleak

We live in a violent world. Every month, week, day there are news stories of carnage and aggression, of people blowing things up, shooting strangers... all for no good reason. How can so many have such random urges towards mayhem, with no care for their o ...

Calypte 05.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Carrion Comfort - Dan Simmons

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The concluding book to Darren Shan's Demonata saga does not...

Advantages: Fast paced thrill, a well thought out ending to the saga!
Disadvantages: Read the review :)

... disappoint. To being with, I have always been a fan of Darren Shan's books, first reading his vampire saga.This book, as with all in the Demonata series, is brilliantly written so that you read it at a constant pace.Just as you think, "Oh, I think th ...

FishNreptiles 12.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Hell's Heroes - Darren Shan

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Hell's Heroes - Number one for Fantasy Horror

Advantages: Exciting ending to the series, imaginative plot, excellent techniques
Disadvantages: Could be longer

For whoever has been reading 'the demonata' series - this is a truly epic ending. To those who have not been reading it, then you have been missing out! I believe it is one of the best, if not the best book Darren Shan has written Consisting of 255 pages ...

Hazardousromance 21.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Hell's Heroes - Darren Shan

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Fantasy, Horror, Gore, Sci-Fi. Everything you Need?

Advantages: Shocking, Mysterious until the end! Dark and Powerful writing.
Disadvantages: Very hard to fault. Perfect Sequel.

...***Spoiler Warning*** NB: If you have not read Infected, some parts of this may seem confusing to you. I assume you have read it, and have tried to keep this as spoiler friendly as possible, whilst providing some manner of a credible review. Contagious ...

Eyesickle 25.01.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Contagious - Scott Sigler

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Ambitious werewolf novel with "nature vs culture" subplot

Advantages: interesting, no-nonsense plot, fast action, clever ideas
Disadvantages: bit schematic at times, with poorly executed "marriage crisis" subplot

First horror novel from this author, written by Strieber in 1978. It’s popularity was established by a movie, made 3 years later and reviewed by me in other text. At the junkyard in Brooklyn, bodies of two policemen are found. Very curso ...

JakubZielinski 29.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Wolfen - Whitley Strieber

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