Brian Keene (born September 22, ) is an American author and podcaster, primarily known for his work in horror, dark fantasy, crime fiction, and comic books. Title, El alzamiento. Dolmen books. Author, Brian Keene. Translated by, Alberto Morán Roa. Publisher, Tebeos Dolmen Editorial, S.L., ISBN, El alzamiento by Brian Keene, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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I do plan on reading the sequel, City of the Dead, but I’m going to do just that-read it, instead of listening, because the narration of this one did diminish my enjoyment a little bit.

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The Rising

No trivia or quizzes yet. The Rising First edition cover. The dead are returning to life, intelligent, determined…and very hungry.

It didn’t take long to make my way through this zombie filled wasteland of a book. A lot of purists didn’t like this, but I thought it was great. The gore and violence level is pretty high.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Led by the sociopath Colonel Schow, the soldiers abuse their authority by violently drafting people into their slave force, turning women into sexual slaves, and torturing anyone who questions them. The military going crazy and trying to take over? Read again Dec The RisingThe Conqueror Worms.


Over all I liked the book OK. What you think about the ending? Keene le oversees Maelstrom, his own small press publishing imprint specializing in collectible limited editions, via Thunderstorm Books. Baker feels as if he is directly responsible for the zombie plague, believing that his experiment is what allowed the demons through alzamiemto the human world.

Retrieved 22 August I completely understand leaving some story lines incomplete, e. This was the First Brian Keene book that I picked up, and to be honest View all 5 comments. Brian Keene, you asshole! Humans, whether they still be humans or be they zombiesare not the only monsters here. Five out of five stars. THAT to me is a really nice twist on a zombie apocalypse story. If you plan to read this book, keep your eyes out for this.

I was glad to have both novels to read back to back or Alzamjento have been a little mad about the end too.

El alzamiento – Brian Keene – Google Books

Jun 01, Filamena Young rated it did not like it Recommends it for: One character had a lot of solid believes and was a great support to his friend. Really I only need to give you a few examples of things that happen in thi Oh dear. Retrieved September 22, Over the last few years, though, as the book marinated in my psyche and I’ve become a regular listener of Keene’s podcast and privy to the stories and behind-the-scenes discussions he’s given us about his books and influences, I grew tempted to give The Rising another shot.


In the final chapter all the main characters meet which results in a scene of extreme violence providing a cliffhanger conclusion that raises more questions than answers. I will be adding the sequel to my TBR list immediately. Becoming a zombie is not really a virus in this book as it is in I believe all the other zombie books I have read. Not a book that I could recommend other than to the most die-hard of zombie apocalypse fanatics.

Which I think makes them even more scary! The zombie named Ob explains that he comes from somewhere called The Void, which seems to be “Hell.

Retrieved from ” https: I guess I kept hoping the last few pages would be some kind of pay off. This ekene the spot like some nice warm brains. It started out alright, and well written, but then degenerated into what can only be described as a paper version of the worst B movie ever made.

What about just a former small business owner, or cop, or teacher, or factory worker?