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The Night Eternal
Contributor(s): Toro, Guillermo del, Hogan, Chuck
ISBN: 0061558265     ISBN-13: 9780061558269
Publisher: William Morrow & Co
    OUR PRICE: $24.29  
Product Type: Hardcover - Other Formats
Published: October 2011
Annotation: In the riveting conclusion to the New York Times best-selling vampire trilogy, a ragtag network of humans--Eph, a brilliant scientist; Vasiliy Fet, an exterminator; and Gus, a former gangbanger--are determined to disrupt and destroy the vampire new world order.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Vampires; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Fiction | Horror
- Fiction | Thrillers
Dewey: 813/.6
LCCN: 2011031140
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Series: The Strain Trilogy
Book type: Fiction
Physical Information: 9.75" H x 6.25" W x 1.50" (1.20 lbs) 371 pages
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by Publishers Weekly Reviews (PW Reviews 2011 October #1)

Del Toro and Hogan's horror thriller trilogy got off to a rousing start with 2009's The Strain, but this final volume continues the decline already evident in 2010's The Fall. Instead of building on the coauthors' clever modern variations on the classic Dracula motif (e.g., the use of nuclear winter to make life easier for the sun-shunning undead), the conclusion is strictly by the numbers as the various New York City–based protagonists, saddled with personal issues on top of an almost hopeless struggle to survive, try to find a way to rid Earth of the vampiric plague that has overwhelmed it in just a few short years. Readers will miss the series' Van Helsing, Holocaust survivor Abraham Setrakian, killed off in the second installment, since the surviving vampire hunters aren't nearly as interesting. Still, the power and innovations of the kickoff book should lead del Toro fans to hope he'll take another crack at a scary novel. (Nov.)

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