The Cabin at the End of the World (Hardcover) [Tremblay, Paul]
The Bram Stoker Award-winning author ofÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ A Head Full of GhostsÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ adds an inventive twist to the home invasion horror story in a heart-palpitating novel of psychological suspense that recalls Stephen KingÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂsÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ Misery, Ruth WareÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂsÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ In a Dark, Dark Wood,ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ and Jack KetchumÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs cult hitÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ The Girl Next Door.
Seven-year-old Wen and her parents, Eric and Andrew, are vacationing at a remote cabin on a quiet New Hampshire lake. Their closest neighbors are more than two miles in either direction along a rutted dirt road.
One afternoon, as Wen catches grasshoppers in the front yard, a stranger unexpectedly appears in the driveway. Leonard is the largest man Wen has ever seen but he is young, friendly, and he wins her over almost instantly. Leonard and Wen talk and play until Leonard abruptly apologizes and tells Wen, "None of whatÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs going to happen is your fault". Three more strangers then arrive at the cabin carrying unidentifiable, menacing objects. As Wen sprints inside to warn her parents, Leonard calls out: "Your dads wonÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂt want to let us in, Wen. But they have to. We need your help to save the world."
Thus begins an unbearably tense, gripping tale of paranoia, sacrifice, apocalypse, and survival that escalates to a shattering conclusion, one in which the fate of a loving family and quite possibly all of humanity are entwined.ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ The Cabin at the End of the WorldÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ is a masterpiece of terror and suspense from the fantastically fertile imagination of Paul Tremblay.