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Swan Song
Swan Song
Author: Robert McCammon
An ancient evil roams the desolate landscape of an America ravaged by nuclear war. He is the Man with the Scarlet Eye, a malevolent force that feeds on the dark desires of the countless followers he has gathered into his service. His only desire is to find a special child named Swan -- and destroy her. But those who would protect the girl are ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780671741037
ISBN-10: 0671741039
Publication Date: 6/1/1987
Pages: 960
Rating:
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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4.5 stars, based on 169 ratings
Publisher: Pocket
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Audio CD
Members Wishing: 2
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hollyrod avatar reviewed Swan Song on + 7 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
I kept putting off reading this book because of it's size, but *WOW* what a read it was! This was one of those books that pulled me in from the very beginning and I did not want to put it down - I even lost sleep wanting to read into the wee hours of the night. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and would highly recommend it.
SierraK avatar reviewed Swan Song on + 190 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
Took me a while to start this book, I was intimidated by the size. But when I started it, the exciting story swept me right in!

Part I deals with the immediate aftermath of a nuclear holocaust in the United States, and Part II continues, seven years later, with the rebirth of hope.

Highly recommended.
theresar avatar reviewed Swan Song on + 4 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
This was such a great story. Could not put it down. LOVED IT. One of those that you will read over and over.
rawdelight avatar reviewed Swan Song on + 6 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
I would have to say this is one of my all time favorite books on the planet. Good verses evil with the final battle and all the trimmings. And of course evil get an a** kicking!
tracykashmir avatar reviewed Swan Song on
Helpful Score: 2
When I finish a book, I post it here to The Swap and find my next. However, Swan Song is one of the few books I own and won't give away. I've read it 3 times so far and soon will read it again.
Don't let the size of this volume intimidate you... once you're engrossed by these characters and their converging stories you'll be glad there's so much to the story to tell.
If you loved King's The Stand, you'll love Swan Song: another post-apocalyptic novel with a broad cast of characters in a battle of good vs. evil, but with an even better ending.
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reviewed Swan Song on + 5 more book reviews
Probably the best book I've ever read. It starts to drag a bit at the end which was surprising considering how good the rest of the book was but still 100% worth reading. I wish I new more people who read so I could make them read this.
tmycroft avatar reviewed Swan Song on
This rates as one of my favorite top ten books of all time! Scary, intriguing, thought-provoking and as always, well-written by Robert McCammon!
bjr711 avatar reviewed Swan Song on + 26 more book reviews
As World War III begins we meet several characters; Sister Creep, Josh Harnell, Sue Wanda and her mother, the President of the United States, Col.Jim Macklin and Roland an young boy. "Swan Song" is a story of survival and the battle between good and evil after the unthinkable happens. Much like Stephen Kings "The Stand" this book details the horrors of a nuclear holocaust and its aftermath. One of the better examples of Post Apocalyptic fiction.
Well written an excellent read.

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