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NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NOVELS OF THE YEAR BY TIME AND LIBRARY JOURNAL AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post Esquire U.S. News & World Report NPR/ On Point St. Louis Post-Dispatch BookPage
An epic and gripping tale of catastrophe and survival, The Passage is the story of Amyabandoned by her mother at the age of six, pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of apocalyptic proportions. But Special Agent Brad Wolgast, the lawman sent to track her down, is disarmed by the curiously quiet girl and risks everything to save her. As the experiment goes nightmarishly wrong, Wolgast secures her escapebut he cant stop societys collapse. And as Amy walks alone, across miles and decades, into a future dark with violence and despair, she is filled with the mysterious and terrifying knowledge that only she has the power to save the ruined world.
Enthralling... You will find yourself captivated. Stephen King
Magnificently unnerving... The Stand meets The Road. Entertainment Weekly
Great entertainment... [a] big, engrossing read. The Dallas Morning News
Mythic storytelling. San Francisco Chronicle
The story of Amy continues in The Twelve, coming soon. Look for a special preview in the back of the book.
|Publisher:||Random House Publishing Group|
|Publish Date:||Jul 31, 2012|
|Number of Pages:||912|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.95|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||6.9 x 4.2 x 1.6|
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