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TitleSwan Song
AuthorRobert McCammon
ISBN0671741039
ImprintRobert McCammon Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatMass Market Paperback
Pages956

Description

In a wasteland born of rage and fear, populated by monstrous creatures and marauding armies, earth s last survivors have been drawn into the final battle between good and evil, that will decide the fate of humanity Sister, who discovers a strange and transformative glass artifact in the destroyed Manhattan streets Joshua Hutchins, the pro wrestler who takes refuge from the nuclear fallout at a Nebraska gas station and Swan, a young girl possessing special powers, who travels alongside Josh to a Missouri town where healing and recovery can begin with Swan s gifts But the ancient force behind earth s devastation is scouring the walking wounded for recruits for its relentless army, beginning with Swan herself.

Reviews

Melissa ♥ Dog Lover ♥ Martin

Swan Song By Robert McCammon

1.99 on Kindle today 6 10 17Once again, thank you to goodreads friends for finding me another book to love There are so many people I fell in love with in the book Also, Mule and Killer Let s just begin The book is about us stupid humans trying to bomb each other into extinction, but I digress I fel... (Sign in to see more)


Dan Schwent

Swan Song By Robert McCammon

What if the apocalypse that befell the poor souls in The Stand was nuclear instead of viral in nature and the whole thing was written in a style like Richard Matheson s than Stephen King s Well, you d probably have Swan Song.Comparisons with the Stand are inevitable Both are about the survivors of ... (Sign in to see more)


Emily (Books with Emily Fox)

Swan Song By Robert McCammon

This is one of the darkest post apocalyptic books I ve read in a while totally satisfied that craving I may have had a few bad dreams about it What I would have liked knowing beforehand Nuclear war with Russia There are fantasy elements in here Yes, it s long There s a war going on so if you re not ... (Sign in to see more)


Stephen

Swan Song By Robert McCammon

4.5 to 5.0 stars I am a big fan of The Stand by Stephen King and I thought it was the standard in apocalyptic fictionUNTIL NOW Swan Song is THE BEST apocalyptic science fiction book I have ever read At over 950 pages, this book could have been a chore to get through but that was not the case at all ... (Sign in to see more)


Becky

Swan Song By Robert McCammon

Taking a quick glance through reviews of this book, they seem to have two things in common One, they all start with a reference to the book s size And two, they all remark about the comparisons to The Stand And now mine is no different Holy SHIT, this was a long ass book but it doesn t at all compar... (Sign in to see more)


Fabian

Swan Song By Robert McCammon

Percentage composition of previous or later works of postapocalypse of a sort in the DNA of R McCammon s enormous horror epic Swan Song 41% The Stand novel10% The Road novel which is actually, in itself, like 7% Mad Max a source which must NOT go completely ignored 10% Blood Meridian novel so about ... (Sign in to see more)


The Pirate Ghost (Formerly known as the Curmudgeon)

Swan Song By Robert McCammon

Swan Song by Robert McCammon Every now and then, you come across a book where it seems that the complexities of life have been disassembled from reality and reformed within the pages and text A story that, sometimes in its simplicity, captures the moving parts and varying angles of spirituality, psy... (Sign in to see more)


Mike (the Paladin)

Swan Song By Robert McCammon

Well, I approach this review with some trepidation A large number of readers here love this book, including a Goodreads friend whom I usually agree with sorry Stephen, Stephanie, Rose But I just didn t care for it I found it a poor man s The Stand The book is full of stereotypes, cliches and ... (Sign in to see more)


Bradley

Swan Song By Robert McCammon

Maybe if I d have read this one before I had read The Stand or Lucifer s Hammer, I might have given this a full five stars, but epic length and nuclear holocaust doesn t automatically make a perfect book.However If you like your dystopias full of a long buildup and full cast and a slow decline into ... (Sign in to see more)


Bark

Swan Song By Robert McCammon

I read this book back when it was first published in the 80 s I was still in high school, had big frizzy hair, wore too much blue eyeliner and pretty much hated my life I spent most of my free time haunting the local Osco drug for the newest horror paperbacks to escape it all When I saw this huge to... (Sign in to see more)


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