Publish date: March 13th 2013
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Edition language: English
Series: Under the Southern Cross
Distressing story in a post-apocalyptic setting as a result of eco-disaster. Mandated food rationing, border patrol chipping, and nationalism driven by shortages provide a very tense atmosphere for Nick's return to Australia for a friend's funeral. Melancholy and silent desperation, things are so ba...
Considering this book is centered around a funeral and the devastation of the Australian (and global) way of life, I felt very little connection to the story or the characters. It seemed very dry and emotionally disconnected.
2.5 HeartsReview written for MM Good Book reviewshttp://mmgoodbookreviews.wordpress.com/This title was somewhat bittersweet. It left me with a sour taste on my mouth and the end not exactly to the point leaving doors open.Nick comes back to Australia after ten years for the funeral of his best frien...