The Twelve: A Novel

The Twelve: A Novel

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The end of the world was only the beginning.

 

In his internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed novel The Passage, Justin Cronin constructed an unforgettable world transformed by a government experiment gone horribly wrong. Now the scope widens and the intensity deepens as the epic story surges forward with . . .

 

THE TWELVE

 

In the present day, as the man-made apocalypse unfolds, three strangers navigate the chaos. Lila,… (more)

Editorial reviews (6 reviews)


“The Passage” had discrete, suspenseful episodes that more or less made sense. “The Twelve” is pure Soggy Middle, the Book that Never Gets Anywhere with the Story of the Girl From Nowhere, a Half-Dead Tale of the Undead.

The Twelve has its flaws, but Cronin’s writing quality continues to lift it above what could easily become a morass of easy contrivance and eye-rollingly vague spirituality.

In the beginning, The Twelve builds brilliantly, and the end, which is both “a beginning and an ending, standing adjacent but apart,” is excellent. Regrettably, the intermediary episodes are substantially less successful, and to make matters worse they represent the length of any normal novel. But do push on through.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Ballantine Books (October 16, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 640 pages

File size: 5.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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