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Nightworld

by Wilson, F. Paul

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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Moon Township Public Library Fiction F SF WILSON F
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Fiction WILSON F Paul
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Collection  Fiction
 
Call Number  WILSON F Paul
 
 
Northland Public Library Fiction FIC WILSON
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Summary

This is the way the world ends...not with a bang but a scream in the dark.

It begins at dawn, when the sun rises late. Then the holes appear. The first forms in Central Park, in sight of an apartment where Repairman Jack and a man as old as time watch with growing dread. Gaping holes, bottomless and empty...until sundown, when the first unearthly, hungry creatures appear.

Nightworld brings F. Paul Wilson's Adversary Cycle and Repairman Jack saga to an apocalyptic finale as Jack and Glaeken search the Secret History to gather a ragtag army for a last stand against the Otherness and a hideously transformed Rasalom.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Fans of Wilson's Adversary Cycle who are thinking, Wait a minute; I read this one already, should think again. The novel, originally published 20 years ago as the sixth and final volume of the series, has been reissued in a revised form. The author has beefed up the role of Repairman Jack and made other changes to more fully incorporate the novel into the multibook Secret History of the World. Readers who aren't familiar with the author's previous books will be utterly lost in this one (which begins with the world's daylight hours shrinking and ends with a battle for the future of earth itself). On the other hand, fans of the Repairman Jack novels will enjoy their hero's expanded role here; in the original version of the book, written before the Repairman Jack series, he was a minor player, but here the author has tweaked the text to incorporate events and characters from books written after the original came out. For Repairman Jack followers, this is a must-read.--Pitt, David Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Revised significantly since its first printing in 1992, this apocalyptic horror thriller makes a dazzling finale to Wilson's long-running saga of Repairman Jack and his clash with cosmic titans that began with The Tomb (1984). In modern Manhattan, and around the world, daylight hours are shrinking, signaling the malignant Rasalom's successful deflection of the Ally, earth's cosmic protector. When a bottomless sinkhole opens in Central Park and begins spewing forth monstrous carnivorous insects, Jack; his immortal mentor, Glaeken; and their gang of do-gooder confederates scramble to recruit a young boy endowed with miraculous healing powers and to retrieve a pair of talismanic necklaces that are their only weapons for averting the doom Rasalom has planned for the planet. Wilson grafts drive-in B-movie horrors onto a plot with metaphysical substance, and the result is a carnival funhouse ride of a story that still offers food for thought. Agent: Albert Zuckerman, Writers House. (May) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Series Wilson, F. Paul (Francis Paul). Repairman Jack novels.
Books 4, 5 and 6 comprise the author's "Nightworld" trilogy
#1 - The Keep
#2 - The Tomb
#3 - The Touch
#4 - Reborn
#5 - Reprisal
#6 - Nightworld
Subjects Repairman Jack (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
End of the world -- Fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Horror fiction.
Publisher New York :Tor,2012
Edition [Rev.], 1st ed.
Language English
Notes "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
"The author's definitive edition"--book jacket.
Description 400 pages ; 25 cm.
ISBN 9780765321671 (hardcover)
076532167X (hardcover)
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