The City of Mirrors (The Passage, Book 3) by Justin Cronin

By Justin Cronin

In The Passage and The Twelve Justin Cronin brilliantly imagined the autumn of civilization and humanity s determined struggle to outlive. Now all is quiet at the horizon yet does silence promise the nightmare s finish or the second one coming of unspeakable darkness? finally, this bestselling epic races to its breathtaking finale.

"The international we knew is long past. What international will upward thrust in its place?"

The Twelve were destroyed and the hundred-year reign of darkness that descended upon the realm has ended. The survivors are stepping outdoors their partitions, made up our minds to construct society anew and bold to dream of a hopeful future.

But faraway from them, in a useless city, he waits: 0. the 1st. Father of the Twelve. The affliction that shattered his human lifestyles haunts him, and the hatred spawned by means of his transformation burns vivid. His fury can be quenched basically while he destroys Amy – humanity's merely wish, the woman from Nowhere who grew as much as upward push opposed to him.

One final time mild and darkish will conflict, and finally Amy and her associates will be aware of their destiny.

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