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After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall - Community Reviews back

by Nancy Kress
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cindywho
cindywho rated it 7 years ago
Good, but depressing (of course) - it made me think of other stories, one by Kress herself where the aliens kill most of the humans, another novel by John Varley with the time travel piece and a little bit of Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis series.
Dichotomygirl
Dichotomygirl rated it 7 years ago
3.5 Stars
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it 8 years ago
After a world-wide catastrophe (or series of catastrophes), only a few humans survive. They are trapped inside a bunker, with sufficient water, air and food (unvaried though it may be) but too much genetic damage to continue the human race. In hopes of keeping their species going, they start trave...
Bob @ Beauty in Ruins
Bob @ Beauty in Ruins rated it 8 years ago
A relatively short (under 200 pages) but interesting novel that puts a unique spin on the apocalypse. As the title suggests, each chapters carries us backwards or forwards in time, telling three intersecting stories:AFTER THE FALL: A claustrophobic, emotionally charged, post-apocalyptic tale of dyin...
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Reading this shortly after the Hunger Games trilogy may not have cast it in a favourable light: it has some of the technical problems of Collins and none of the passion. This comes over as a polite request not to trash the planet which is weak compared with the raw outrage expressed by Collins. Ther...
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