The Ruins

The Ruins

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Eerie, terrifying, unputdownable—Scott Smith’s first novel since his best-selling A Simple Plan (“Simply the best suspense novel of this year—hell, of the 1990s”—Stephen King). The Ruins follows two American couples, just out of college, enjoying a pleasant, lazy beach holiday together in Mexico as, on an impulse, they go off with newfound friends in search of one of their group—the young German, who, in pursuit of a girl, has headed for the remote Mayan ruins, site of a fabled archeological dig.

This is what happens from the moment the searchers—moving into the wild interior—begin to suspect that there is an insidious, horrific “other” among them . . .
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Product details

  • Hardback | 594 pages
  • 167.6 x 236.2 x 35.6mm | 839.16g
  • United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • large type edition
  • 0739326929
  • 9780739326923

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24,266 ratings
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2 12% (2,879)
1 6% (1,498)
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