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Wyrm, the (1987) [Novel]
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Something hideous is about to happen to the small town of Shillingham. Why does a madman shoot at the workers tearing down the old gallows at the crossroads? Why are the children drwan to play in its shadow, as if by silent command? What is the eerie, thickening fog that surrounds the village, cutting off the inhabitants from the outside world?

Beneath the ground, something stirs. As the workers continue working and the bulldozers roll on, a dark and unimaginable evil, imprisoned beneath the gallows for centuries, slowly awakes. It is alive. It is powerful and cunning, And it wants revenge.

Original title: The Wyrm
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorGeneral

Edition #1: Wyrm, the

Wyrm, the (1987)
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Language: English

  • "Horror which is both truly frightening and dangerously unpredictable. A brillant book, full of characterization, horror, and a creature so frightening that most others pale beside it."" Starburst
  • "An excellent, breathtaking, morbid read." Fear Magazine
  • "Laws achieves a truly oppressive atmosphere as this awesome pariah is unleashed on the town... Unquestionably our most promising genre writer." Samhain
  • "Fast, clever and full of zombies." City Limits
  • "Keeps the suspense gripping until the tense thriller reaches its chilling conclusion." Western Morning News
  • "Hair-raising horror that pulls no punches." Liverpool Daily Post
  • "If his first novels vibrate with dread, then his latest drips it from every page." Fear
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Wyrm, the (1987)

ISBN: 0843952199

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