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. The Terror Dan Simmons I don't know about you but I do like reading fiction that combines a little bit of history in it. So it is with this book 'The Terror' by Dan Simmons. This novel is a fictional account of Sir John Franklin's expedition of discovery to the North Pacific ... Read review
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Community Level 6oldchem

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Grab a blanket and a warm drink.The cold is catching Review with images

AdvantagesGripping, spine- tingling book

DisadvantagesA little slow at the beginning and some violence.

". == The Terror == === Dan Simmons === I don't know about you but I do like reading fiction that combines a little bit of history in it. So it is with this book 'The Terror' by Dan Simmons. This novel is a fictional account of Sir John Franklin's expedition of discovery to the North Pacific in search of the elusive Northwest Passage. The HMS Terror and HMS Erebus had been to both poles in arduous missions where their reinforced hulls ..." Read review
09.09.2009

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Brilliant historical fantasy fiction

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"The Terror is a novel by American author Dan Simmons and is set in and around the famous search for the North West passage by Sir John Franklin in 1846-1849. The real Franklin mission became legendary because the full facts of the mission are still unknown but the Royal Navy funded mission to find a path over the top of Canada to the Pacific ocean became a story of mystery and loss. Franklin sailed in 1846 and nothing was ever heard of again until ..." Read review
30.09.2010

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The men on board Her Britannic Majesty's Ships Terror and Erebus had every expectation of triumph.

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EAN 9780553818208
Type Fiction
Genre Historical Fiction
Title The Terror
Author Dan Simmons
Edition Paperback
Publisher Bantam Books
ISBN 0553818201

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