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The Strain

(2009)
(The first book in the Strain Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
The visionary creator of the Academy Award-winning Pan's Labyrinth and a Hammett Award-winning author bring their imaginations to this bold, epic novel about a horrifying battle between man and vampire that threatens all humanity. It is the first installment in a thrilling trilogy and an extraordinary international publishing event.

The Strain

They have always been here. Vampires. In secret and in darkness. Waiting. Now their time has come.

In one week, Manhattan will be gone. In one month, the country.

In two months - the world.

A Boeing 777 arrives at JFK and is on its way across the tarmac, when it suddenly stops dead. All window shades are pulled down. All lights are out. All communication channels have gone quiet. Crews on the ground are lost for answers, but an alert goes out to the CDC. Dr. Eph Goodweather, head of their Canary project, a rapid-response team that investigates biological threats, gets the call and boards the plane. What he finds makes his blood run cold.

In a pawnshop in Spanish Harlem, a former professor and survivor of the Holocaust named Abraham Setrakian knows something is happening. And he knows the time has come, that a war is brewing . . .

So begins a battle of mammoth proportions as the vampiric virus that has infected New York begins to spill out into the streets. Eph, who is joined by Setrakian and a motley crew of fighters, must now find a way to stop the contagion and save his city - a city that includes his wife and son - before it is too late.

Genre: Horror
 
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Used availability for Guillermo del Toro's The Strain


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Hardback Editions

July 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Strain Book One
Author(s): David Lapham
ISBN: 1-61655-548-3 / 978-1-61655-548-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dark Horse Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2009 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Strain (The Strain Trilogy)
Author(s): Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-00-731025-0 / 978-0-00-731025-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2009 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Strain: Book One of The Strain Trilogy
Author(s): Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-06-155823-0 / 978-0-06-155823-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

June 2014 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: The Strain TV Tie-in Edition (The Strain Trilogy)
Author(s): Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-06-234461-7 / 978-0-06-234461-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2010 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Strain: 1 (The Strain Trilogy)
Author(s): Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-00-731129-X / 978-0-00-731129-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2011 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Strain
Author(s): Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-06-206825-3 / 978-0-06-206825-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2010 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: The Strain
Author(s): Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-06-155824-9 / 978-0-06-155824-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2010 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Strain
Author(s): Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-00-734918-1 / 978-0-00-734918-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

March 2010 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: The Strain (The Strain Trilogy)
Author(s): Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-06-199267-4 / 978-0-06-199267-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2009 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Strain
Author(s): Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-00-734052-4 / 978-0-00-734052-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2009 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Strain
Author(s): Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-00-731128-1 / 978-0-00-731128-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2009 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Strain: Book One of The Strain Trilogy
Author(s): Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-06-189390-0 / 978-0-06-189390-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
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2009 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Strain: Book of 1 of The Strain Trilogy
Author(s): Guillermo and Chuck Hogan Del Toro
ISBN: 0-06-178981-X / 978-0-06-178981-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow and Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

June 2010 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Strain Low Price CD: Book One of The Strain Trilogy
Author(s): Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-06-201093-X / 978-0-06-201093-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2009 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Strain: Book One of the Strain Trilogy
Author(s): Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon   

June 2009 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Strain: Book One of the Strain Trilogy
Author(s): Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2009 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Strain CD (The Strain Trilogy)
Author(s): Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
ISBN: 0-06-171520-4 / 978-0-06-171520-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2009 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Strain
Author(s): Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

July 2010 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Strain (The Strain Trilogy Book 1)
Author(s): Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Strain (The Strain Trilogy)
Author(s): Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
Publisher: William Morrow
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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