The Dead Lands

The Dead Lands

by Benjamin Percy

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ISBN-13: 9781455528240
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 04/14/2015
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Benjamin Percy is the author of the novels Red Moon and The Wilding, and two short story collections, Refresh, Refresh and The Language of Elk. His writing has appeared in Esquire, GQ, Time, Tin House and elsewhere. His honors include the Pushcart Prize, an NEA grant, the Plimpton Prize for Fiction, and a Whiting Award. Raised in the high desert of central Oregon, he lives in Minnesota.

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Benjamin Percy's THE DEAD LANDS is a case of wonderful writing and compulsive reading. You will not come across a finer work of sustained imagination this year. Good God, what a tale. Don't miss it. --Stephen King

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The Dead Lands: A Novel 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Despite the somewhat rushed ending it was a good twist on the post apocalyptic genre. Some good character development. Wondering if Percy plans to write more about these characters. I hope so!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The tale was excellent, and the writing was just awesome!
SiobhanMFallon More than 1 year ago
A fantastic tale. I was reading this on my Nook as I tied my shoes, brushed my teeth, fried my daughter an egg. Percy creates an amazing world and dynamic story, but it's his language that grabs me by the throat, his sheer writing talent. This is no ordinary dystopian thriller, this is an author at the height of his craft, his sentences always a step ab"All those letters licked closed. The disease spread..." or "Now she talks, at first with reluctance and then more and more willingly... as if learning to talk is learning to trust."
Anonymous 21 days ago
I love this book. I hope there is a sequel.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good read, but not the best book ever written.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is so bad I couldn't read the whole thing. The story is a poor imitation of Justin Cronin's The Passage. I will not recommend it. I only give it a star because I'm forced to.