The Hunger Author:Whitley Strieber *The Hunger*is a haunting novel of desire: the desire to banquet on life without satiation; the desire to love without loss; the desire to be young and remain young and to defeat death through all the ages. — Miriam Blaylock, rich and beautiful, lives life to the fullest--a house in Manhattan's elusive Sutton Place, a husband she adores, priceles... more »s antiques, magnificent roses. But then John Blaylock, like all Miriam's past lovers, suddenly begins to age. Almost overnight, his body reveals the truth: he is nearly two hundred years old!
Fearing the terrible isolation of eternity, Miriam stalks a new lover. She is Sarah Roberts, a brilliant young sleep researcher who has discovered the blood factor that controls aging and thus may possess the secret of immortality. Miriam desperately wants Sarah, for herself and for her knowledge. But to win her, Miriam must destroy Sarah's love for Dr. Tom Haver, who learns that his enemy is like no other woman who has ever lived... now or forever.
In *The Hunger* Whitley Strieber has created a novel of terrifying reality beyond and within reality itself, and in Miriam Blaylock he gives us a loving and destructive creature of immortal stature.« less