Acceptance: A Novel
It is winter in Area X. A new team embarks across the border, on a mission to find a member of a previous expedition who may have been left behind. As they press deeper into the unknown—navigating new terrain and new challenges—the threat to the outside world becomes only more daunting. In this... show more
It is winter in Area X. A new team embarks across the border, on a mission to find a member of a previous expedition who may have been left behind. As they press deeper into the unknown—navigating new terrain and new challenges—the threat to the outside world becomes only more daunting. In this last installment of the Southern Reach Trilogy, the mysteries of Area X may have been solved, but their consequences and implications are no less profound—or terrifying.
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: Southern Reach Trilogy (#3)
The three novels of the Southern Reach Trilogy amount to the best recent science fiction series that I have read. Let's define recent as within the last decade. Why so good? It comes down to a combination of literary skill coupled with a scorchingly original pathway of ideas. I'm choosing words care...
When you're dealing with a series as freaky wig-out as the Southern Reach, it's difficult to wrap things up satisfactorily. You could go the way of the X-Files, and just get stupider and stupider until you die, having destroyed the mystery with a drearily linear explanation that insults everyone's i...
I don't know exactly how to say anything about this book. It haunted me throughout my reading of it.
The mystery of the Southern Reach trilogy isn't something that can be covered with one book. Annihilation and Authority were both intriguing books, for different reasons, and Acceptance takes the main ideas of both and incorporates them into a subtle, sort-of conclusion that leaves many questions u...
So good. It picks up the story where volume two ends, and anything more is a spoiler. Please go read these now they are a lot of fun, except for the second one which is more thoughtful than exploration-focused but is still very well done too.