Flesh and Blood

Flesh and Blood

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by Graham Masterton
     
 

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Out in a field, deep in the heart of Iowa hog-farming country, Terence Pearson beheads his own children, apparently without reason.

But appearances are deceptive. Terence is saving his children from a fate far worse: The Green Traveller, a strange mummer dressed in leaves, who with his companions, The Surgeon and The Witness, bring terror and pain to those…  See more details below

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Out in a field, deep in the heart of Iowa hog-farming country, Terence Pearson beheads his own children, apparently without reason.

But appearances are deceptive. Terence is saving his children from a fate far worse: The Green Traveller, a strange mummer dressed in leaves, who with his companions, The Surgeon and The Witness, bring terror and pain to those who cross him. Terence knows his children are descendants of The Green Traveler, and he's returning for them ‹ the consequences of which will be devastating...

This is a complex novel which features genetics as its theme, alongside a story involving the insertion of human genes into a monstrous pig. Steeped in legends, Flesh & Blood is a fascinating read with eviscerations and decapitations aplenty.

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ISBN-13:
2940014220378
Publisher:
Cemetery Dance Publications
Publication date:
04/02/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
460,057
File size:
463 KB

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Flesh and Blood 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous 12 months ago
Loved it. I have only read a few of this authors books so far. But this is my favorite at this point. Only problem was , it felt like every other sentence had a word italicized for emphasis. Got quite annoying after a while.
JohnPopa More than 1 year ago
One half 'Children of the Corn' and one half high science, 'Flesh and Blood' is at times terrifying and creepy, at other times as pointed as the most noble of social science fiction. At the core of it is a collision of science and mythology that's unexpected and original. It's not perfect, the third act has some unexpected drag to it but, by the end, it's as invigorating a horror story as you'll read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago