Carrion Comfort: A Novel [Dan Simmons] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. CARRION COMFORT is one of the three greatest horror novels . Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The second novel by World Fantasy Award-winner Carrion Comfort: A Novel – Kindle edition by Dan Simmons. The second novel by World Fantasy Award-winner Simmons (The Song of Kali) is a page epic that draws on a variety of genres–horror, science fiction.

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They eventually kill Haines just outside Lake Elsinore, CA and escape, lost in a stolen car along fire service roads until ending up in Fallbrook, California.

The “bad guys” in this book are bad indeed, but one of them is given a 1st person voice and she comes over most strongly as an utterly foul and increasingly deranged character because of it. As far as main characters go, Saul was my definite f Carrion Comfort is a mess of a book. There is a police and FBI investigation into a bizarre series of seemingly unconnected murders that span down a street on a single night as Sheriff Gentry and FBI Agent Haines interview a visiting psychologist named Saul Laski.

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Creo que pocas veces me he topado con libros que logren estremecer y perturbar de esta forma. Simmons’ genre-hopping tendencies start showing up right here – supposedly a horror story, this reads more like his take on a Robert Ludlum thriller – but with psychic, mind-controlling bad guys. He is offered membership of the club if he hunts down Melanie and The San.


The violence is creative.

They kidnap him in Los Angeles and take him to a secret interrogation room operated by the Mossad carroon an abandoned barn east of San Juan Capistrano, California off the Ortega Highway.

Is inaction morally justified?

The tiny typeface may have shortened the page count, though. View all 8 comments.

If Willi wins, the game becomes global in lethality. It was not his second published sinmons, however. As Natalie and Gentry investigate, the Island Club uses a bus full of people to attack them—and they flee to the safety of the gang since no authorities arrive to help. In pages and I will remember it always Very intriguing, and for me the best parts of the book.

The allusions to real people are certainly a nice touch, giving the novel some realism amidst all these bullets. The story is very well done, but there were a few problems I had with it. I enjoyed the mix of, and choice of, perspectives. This article relies too much on references to primary sources. Yes, I will never look at chess the same way again.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The focus on the details is what made it pretty damn awesome, but that’s what horror is all about.

Carrion ComfortDan Simmons second novel, can be faulted for being overly long, needlessly complex and in dire need of a talented editor. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! But I think the reason the author left Melanie alive was to remind the reader …more It could happen! This is the equivalent of naming Dracula the “Neck Sucker!


This scythe-wielding baddie is turned into a joke shortly after his introduction, and he never reclaims his rightful spot as scary.

Carrion Comfort by Dan Simmons

Would you have followed orders and slaughtered Jews by the millions? I can’t seem to remember An old novel published inCarrion Comfort is one of Simmons’ few horror novels. But no one, not even Willi IMO, comes cl The print of this large paperback is so small, I imagine that simmoons it were in hardback, I wouldn’t be able to pick it up and read it.

Simmons has been added to my list of authors I need to read. I got caught up in this great novel and wept along.

Carrion Comfort

The characters are interesting especially the elderly Melanie Fuller but never fascinating, as they ought to be in a novel of such scope and ambition. Learn how your comment data is processed. Written on 1st February by TC.

Refresh and try again. Saul is controlled to kill the General.