By Dan Simmons
On June nine, 1865, whereas touring through teach to London along with his mystery mistress, 53-year-old Charles Dickens--at the peak of his powers and recognition, the main well-known and winning novelist on this planet and maybe within the historical past of the world--hurtled right into a catastrophe that modified his existence forever.
Did Dickens commence residing a depressing double lifestyles after the coincidence? have been his nightly forays into the worst slums of
Just as he did in The Terror, Dan Simmons attracts impeccably from heritage to create a gloriously attractive and terrifying narrative. in line with the historic info of Charles Dickens's lifestyles and narrated by means of Wilkie Collins (Dickens's good friend, common collaborator, and Salieri-style mystery rival), DROOD explores the still-unsolved mysteries of the well-known author's final years and should give you the key to Dickens's ultimate, unfinished paintings: The secret of Edwin Drood. Chilling, haunting, and completely unique, DROOD is Dan Simmons at his robust top.