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Mpires who can subjugate other people to their wills read their minds experience through their senses The immensely powerful vampires use others often bloodily and often in frivolous games hunting human prey chess games with human pieces and so on Opposing them are Saul Laski a psychologist and concentration camp survivor who is devoted to tracking down Carrion Comfort: PDF \ the Nazi vampire von Borchert Natalie Preston whose father inadvertently and fatally crossed the path of a pawn of the ancien.

Free read Ñ Carrion Comfort: A Novel 106 Dan Simmons was born in Peoria Illinois in and grew up in various cities and small towns in the Midwest including Brimfield Illinois which was the source of his fictional Elm Haven in s SUMMER OF NIGHT and s A WINTER HAUNTING Dan received a BA in English from Wabash College in winning a national Phi Beta Kappa Award during his senior year for excellence in fiction journalism and art Dan received his Masters in Education from Washington University in St Louis in He then worked in elementary education for years Carrion Comfort: PDF \ years in Missouri years in Buffalo New York one year as a specially trained BOCES resource teacher and another as a sixth grade teacher and years in Colorado His last four years in teaching were spent creating coordinating and teaching in APEX an extensive gifted talented program serving elementary schools and some potential students During his years of teaching he won awards from the Colorado Education Association and was a finalist for the Colorado Teacher of the Year He also worked as a national language arts consultant sharing his own Writing Well curriculum which he had created for his own classroom Eleven and twelve year old students in Simmons regular th grade class averaged junior year in high school writing ability according to annual standardized and holistic writing assessments Whenever someone says writing can t be taught Dan begs to differ and has the track record to prove it Since becoming a full time writer Dan likes to visit college writing classes has taught in New Hampshire s Odyssey writing program for adults and is considering hosting his own Windwalker Writers WorkshopDan s first published story appeared on Feb the day his daughter Jane Kathryn was born He s always attributed that coincidence to helping in keeping things in perspective when it comes to the relative importance of writing and lifeDan has been a full time writer since and lives along the Front Range of Colorado in the same town where he taught for years with his wife Karen He sometimes writes at Windwalker their mountain property and cabin at feet of altitude at the base of the Continental Divide just south of Rocky Mountain National Park An ft tall sculpture of the Shrike a thorned and frightening character from the four Hyperion Endymion novels was sculpted by an ex student and friend Clee Richeson and the sculpture now stands guard near the isolated cabinDan is one of the few novelists whose work spans the genres of fantasy science fiction horror suspense historical fiction noir crime fiction and mainstream literary fiction His books are published in foreign counties as well as the US and Canada Many of Dan s books and stories have been optioned for film including SONG OF KALI DROOD THE CROOK FACTORY and others Some such as the four HYPERION novels and single Hyperion universe novella Orphans of the Helix and CARRION COMFORT have been purchased the Hyperion books by Warner Brothers and Graham King Films CARRION COMFORT by European filmmaker Casta Gavras s company and are in pre production Director Scott Derrickson The Day the Earth Stood Stood Still has been announced as the director for the Hyperion movie and Casta Gavras s son has been put at the helm of the French production of Carrion Comfort Current discussions for other possible options include THE TERROR Dan s hardboiled Joe Kurtz novels are currently being looked as the basis for a possible cable TV seriesIn Dan s alma mater Wabash College awarded him an honorary doctorate for his contributions in education and writing.

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