Released on 08 May 2014.

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The Rats

3.93 based on 10993 ratings & 361 reviews on Goodreads.com

Synopsis

A special fortieth anniversary edition of The Rats, the classic, bestselling novel that launched James Herbert's career.

With a foreword by Neil Gaiman.

It was only when the bones of the first devoured victims were discovered that the true nature and power of these swarming black creatures with their razor sharp teeth and the taste for human blood began to be realized by a panic-stricken city. For millions of years man and rats had been natural enemies. But now for the first time – suddenly, shockingly, horribly – the balance of power had shifted . . .

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The effectiveness of the gruesome set pieces and brilliant finale are all its own.
Sunday Times