A THRILLING REINVENTION OF THE VAMPIRE NOVEL BY THE MASTER OF MODERN FANTASY, GEORGE R. R. MARTIN
Abner Marsh, a struggling riverboat captain, suspects that something's amiss when he is approached by a wealthy aristocrat with a lucrative offer. The hauntingly pale, steely-eyed Joshua York doesn't care that the icy winter of 1857 has wiped out all but one of Marsh's dilapidated fleet; nor does he care that he won't earn back his investment in a decade. York's reasons for traversing the powerful Mississippi are to be none of Marsh's concern-no matter how bizarre, arbitrary, or capricious York's actions may prove. Not until the maiden voyage of Fevre Dream does Marsh realize that he has joined a mission both more sinister, and perhaps more noble, than his most fantastic nightmare-and humankind's most impossible dream.
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Comments about Fevre Dream:
Am a great fan of George RR Martin after reading The Game of Throne series and wondered how I was going to get by until the next one comes out. Thought I would read Fevre Dream in the meantime and loved it. I suggested to my husband that he should read it and he loved it as well.
"A novel that will delight fans of both Stephen King and Mark Twain . . . darkly romantic, chilling and rousing by turns . . . a thundering success."--Roger Zelazny
"An adventure into the heart of darkness that transcends even the most inventive vampire novels . . . "Fevre Dream" runs red with original, high adventure."--"Los Angeles Herald Examiner"
"Stands alongside Anne Rice's "Interview with the Vampire" as a revolutionary work."--"Rocky Mountain News"
"Engaging and meaningful."--"The""Washington Post Book World"
Number Of Pages: 461
Published: 24th April 2012
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.78 x 10.8 x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.23