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The terror

Author: Dan Simmons
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The men on board Her Britannic Majesty's Ships Terror and Erebus had every expectation of triumph. They were part of Sir John Franklin's 1845 expedition - as scientifically advanced an enterprise as had ever set forth - and theirs were the first steam-driven vessels to go in search of the fabled North-West Passage. But the ships have now been trapped in the Arctic ice for nearly two years. Coal and provisions are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Simmons
ISBN: 9780553818208 0553818201
OCLC Number: 173238970
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 935 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Dan Simmons.

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The men on board Her Britannic Majesty's Ships Terror and Erebus had every expectation of triumph. They were part of Sir John Franklin's 1845 expedition - as scientifically advanced an enterprise as  Read more...

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"Simmons has created a chilling supernatural novel... the horrific trials of their impending icy deaths are vividly brought to life" * DAILY EXPRESS * "One of the most remarkable things I've read... Read more...

 
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