THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD by Margaret Atwood

In THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD, two women, separately isolated, watch as a gene-engineered plague wipes out humanity in a stand-alone novel set in the same dystopian world Atwood first created in 2003’s ORYX AND CRAKE.

Both women – Ren and Toby – are former members of God’s Garderners, a vegan, pacifist eco-cult who long predicted the “waterless flood” which destroys humanity….

December 2, 2009 · Judi Clark · No Comments
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FAR NORTH by Marcel Theroux

The narrator of Theroux’s post-apocalyptic novel, FAR NORTH, Makepeace Hatfield (who lives up to the name), is the last survivor of an immigrant Siberian community – a place Makepeace’s British parents had come to to escape the material world. But the rescue of a starving waif awakens Makepeace’s longing for companionship, love and civilization, spurring the road trip that drives the novel.

October 22, 2009 · Judi Clark · No Comments
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SNAKESKIN ROAD by James Braziel

There is a time in the future, only 35 years from now, when everything has gone to hell.

July 28, 2009 · Judi Clark · No Comments
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