Oscura

Oscura

by Chuck Hogan and Guillermo del Toro

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 30/11/2013

 
En esta continuacion de la Trilogia de la Oscuridad, el afamado cineasta mexicano profundiza en la recreacion de un mundo sumido en el desastre y al borde de la eliminacion total de los humanos. El virus vampirico se ha extendido por completo, la ciudad de Nueva York se encuentra en cuarentena, completamente colapsada. Los doctores Eph y Nora identifican el parasito que es el agente infeccioso, pero quiza sea demasiado tarde, en especial cuando se desata una cruenta guerra entre vampiros del Viejo y del Nuevo Mundo, que intentan conseguir el control del planeta, mientras que los humanos se encuentran hasta abajo de la cadena alimenticia. Una intensa y cruda narracion en la tradicion de Guillermo del Toro. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION The second installment in the New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with The Strain--about an invasion of vampires--by one of Hollywood's most popular and imaginative storytellers, the creator of the Oscar-winning Pan's Labyrinth. The vampiric virus unleashed in The Strain has taken over New York City. It is spreading across the country and soon, the world. Amid the chaos, Eph Goodweather, head of the CDC's team and one of a small group who have banded together to fight the bloodthirsty monsters that roam the streets, finally manages to identify the parasite that causes the infection. But it may be too late. Ignited by the Master's horrific plan, a war erupts between Old and New World Vampires, each side vying for control of the planet. As the virus continues to plague the land, humans find themselves caught in the middle of the conflict . . . and at the bottom of the food chain. They are no longer the consumers, but the consumed. At the same time, the battle finds its way inside Eph's own home: his ex-wife, Kelly, who was turned by the Master, has her sights fixed on Zack, Eph's son. With the future of the world in the balance, Eph and his team of fighters must use all their skills as well as Holocaust survivor and former professor Abraham Setrakian's intimate knowledge of the enemy to combat a terror whose ultimate plan is more terrible than the humans at first imagined-a fate worse than annihilation.
ISBN:
9786071128096
9786071128096
Category:
Crime & Mystery
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
30-11-2013
Language:
Spanish
Publisher:
Punto de Lectura
Country of origin:
Mexico
Pages:
428
Dimensions (mm):
188x124x28mm
Weight:
0.32kg
Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro is the award-winning director of Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy and Pacific Rim, and screenwriter of the recent 'Hobbit' film adaptations.

His latest film, Crimson Peak starred Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain and Charlie Hunnam.

Together with Chuck Hogan, del Toro wrote The Strain trilogy, which the authors are currently producing as a cable series for FX Networks.

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