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The Twelve by Justin Cronin is out Today!

Last year I reviewed The Passage, the first book in Justin Cronin’s end-of-the-world, vampire trilogy.

Today, the long-awaited (by me and many others) sequel is out.  The TwelveI’ll be heading out to buy it after work.

Who’s with me?


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  • steve October 16, 2012, 11:27 am

    I’m eager to read it, but here’s what I’ve been thinking about–and maybe you have insight. It’s been quite a while since I read The Passage. And I’ve read lots of books since, some in the same genre. My memory ain’t what it used to be. The only things I can think of are that I really liked it, there’s some little girl at an orphanage and “Patient Zero.” Do you think there will be a merciful recap of sorts? (This is the first time I’m getting into a series that doesn’t have all the books published already.) Or would you recommend brushing up on Passage reviews as a shortcut? (Re-reading is out of the question). Either way, hope this one is as good as the first.

    • Josh Hanagarne October 16, 2012, 12:04 pm

      Seriously, I’m in the same boat, and The Passage was like 800 pages long. I remember glowing vampires, the little girl, then it switched to the future, and…I think that’s about it.

      I might brush up on a quick plot synopsis on Wikipedia, but that’s it.