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The Descent by Jeff Long

10 Ratings: 3.6
a book by Jeff Long

Product Description   "Long's smart and epic tale takes the reader into a Dantesque world, a journey to the center of the earth for the new millennium. And what is found there is both horrific and entrancing: a system of tunnels that network … see full wiki

Author: Jeff Long
Genre: Horror
Publisher: Jove (October 31, 2001)
Date Published: (October 31, 2001)
4 reviews about The Descent by Jeff Long
review by . June 16, 2010
   Jeff Long's wonderful creation of a complete society existing right underneath us without us knowing is a fantastically told tale of horror, suspense, action and faith. The introductory chapters present a few of the characters and describe their first encounters with the otherworldly beings that live underground. These first chapters were the scariest things I have read since I read everything I could by Stephen King as a child. If you are easily turned off by horror, don't …
Quick Tip by . June 14, 2010
Scary! Eerily similar to a movie that does not give this book credit...
review by . April 30, 2009
I read "The Descent" quite a few years ago. I remembered being failry impressed with it as a high school reader. The other day, I decided to reread it. I wasn't as impressed as a more mature reader, but I certainly wasn't dissappointed.      "The Descent," unfortunately, fails to explain many of the important or curious parts of the expedition and adventure. Many times I wished that this was a more sci-fi oriented book because there are so many times when I was curious on how …
review by . December 01, 2008
The Descent by Jeff Long
This is one of the best horror books I've ever read in my entire lifetime.    I love being sucked into new worlds created by great authors, and this is one of them. This is the first Jeff Long book I have read, and I will be reading Year Zero soon.  Long's underground world and underground society are very well described in this book. The subterranean journey far beneath even the ocean floors is fantastic, scary, and interesting. The psychological changes the parties …
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