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Reader recommendation: The Terror

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By Dave Steele, Hatfield, Pa. / September 25, 2012

Readers who enjoy Stephen King as I do will appreciate the work of Dan Simmons. I started with The Terror and continued on with "Black Hills" and "Drood." From the standpoint of historical fiction, these books were well researched and fascinating – with that touch of the macabre for which King is so famous.

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