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Book Review of A Prayer for the Dying

A Prayer for the Dying
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Helpful Score: 3


I forgot that I had read this book some time ago, and consequently ended up re-reading it. Both times I found it thrilling and captivating. This is the story of a civil war veteran who now works as sheriff and undertaker for a small town when both a natural and biological disaster strikes. It's equal parts Stephen King's "The Stand" mixed with "The Red Badge of Courage", and the author makes some interesting character developments out of the main character, something that I didn't really notice the first time, but which definitely stood out the second go round. It's quick and easy to read, too, at less than 200 pages.


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