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Alas, Babylon - Pat Frank
Alas, Babylon
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2.00 5
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780553132601 (0553132601)
Publisher: Bantam
Pages no: 312
Edition language: English
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Blyth Book Blog
Blyth Book Blog rated it
3.0 Alas, Babylon
Maybe important from a historical perspective, but I didn't think it was that great as fiction. Little feeling, little character development, unrealistic scenario for the start of a war, and almost Polyanna-ish optimism at some level, despite the physical devastation.
The Wombat's Book Blog
The Wombat's Book Blog rated it
5.0 Alas, Babylon
I've been eyeballing this book for a while, wondering whether or not to read it.I did, and it's just...well. I mean, I gave it five stars, so it's definitely not bad!Being an older book it has its flaws - the racism is strong in the time period, and sexism is alive and well - but it's really a good ...
Farnaz rated it
5.0 Alas, Babylon
the Soviet-American nuclear warfare! The Russians attacked first. They wanted to create communism and socialism in the USA with the state language as Russian. All the main US cities and Washington are wiped out. The same thing is for Moscow and Leningrad. America and the free western world answered ...
Diocletian rated it
When I saw this book, I decided I just had to read it. I mean, who wouldn't want to read a story about surviving the nuclear apocalypse in a small town in Florida, particularly when you live in a small town in Florida? When I first got this book, I did not expect that much. However, as I started rea...
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3.0 Alas, Babylon (Perennial Classics)
On The Day, as it will come to be known in the small Florida community of Fort Repose, the worst Cold War fears of adults and schoolchildren, civilians and military and politicians, alike will be realized. As tensions rise in the Middle East, one mistake--possibly human error, possibly equipment fa...
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