The Twelve

The Twelve

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The eagerly anticipated sequel to the global bestseller The Passage, now an epic drama on Fox from writer Elizabeth Heldens and executive producer Ridley Scott.

'A literary superthriller' NEW YORK TIMES

THE TWELVE

Death-row prisoners with nightmare pasts and no future.

THE TWELVE

Until they were selected for a secret experiment.

THE TWELVE

To create something more than human.

THE TWELVE

Now they are the future and humanity's worst nightmare has begun.

THE TWELVE

The epic sequel to

THE PASSAGE
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Product details

  • Paperback | 752 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 34mm | 514g
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9780752883335
  • 57,483

Review Text

As exhilarating as The Passage, with people variously trapped in hideous bleak labour camps, engaging in cage fights with virals (Cronin's name for vampires) or chained up for decades. SUNDAY TIMES
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As exhilarating as The Passage, with people variously trapped in hideous bleak labour camps, engaging in cage fights with virals (Cronin's name for vampires) or chained up for decades. * SUNDAY TIMES * For fans of apocalyptic thrillers who aren't afraid of the dark * GLAMOUR.COM * [The Passage was] smart, well-crafted and entertaining ...The Twelve delivers much of the same vitality and vision. Like it's predecessor, it is a strange new creature for the 21st century: The literary superthriller, driven at once by character and plot * INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE * The follow-up to the much-lauded The Passage deepens and darkens the apocalyptic events of the first book * BELFAST TELEGRAPH * [A] literary superthriller. * NEW YORK TIMES * A compulsive read. * SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE * ...as exhilarating as The Passage, with people variously trapped in hideous bleak labour camps, engaging in cage fights with virals (Cronin's name for vampires) or chained up for decades. * SUNDAY TIMES * For fans of apocalyptic thrillers who aren't afraid of the dark * GLAMOUR.COM * [The Passage was] smart, well-crafted and entertaining ...The Twelve delivers much of the same vitality and vision. Like it's predecessor, it is a strange new creature for the 21st century: The literary superthriller, driven at once by character and plot. * INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE * The follow-up to the much-lauded The Passage deepens and darkens the apocalyptic events of the first book * BELFAST TELEGRAPH * [A] literary superthriller. * NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW * A compulsive read. * SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE *
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About Justin Cronin

Born and raised in New England, Justin Cronin is a multi-award-winning writer. He is Professor of English at Rice University, and lives with his family in Houston, Texas.
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93,104 ratings
4.01 out of 5 stars
5 33% (30,292)
4 42% (39,175)
3 20% (19,054)
2 4% (3,667)
1 1% (916)
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