A disease of unparalleled destructive force has sprung up almost simultaneously in every corner of the globe, all but destroying the human race. One survivor, strangely immune to the effects of the epidemic, ventures forward to experience a world without man. What he ultimately discovers will... show more
A disease of unparalleled destructive force has sprung up almost simultaneously in every corner of the globe, all but destroying the human race. One survivor, strangely immune to the effects of the epidemic, ventures forward to experience a world without man. What he ultimately discovers will prove far more astonishing than anything he'd either dreaded or hoped for.From the Paperback edition.
Publish date: March 28th 2006
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 345
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
Earth Abides is not an entertaining book. It is not perfect. It is a tad long-winded at some points, sometimes decidedly dated feeling, and has a serious lack of everything that generally entertains me. It is, at it's base, a look at the post-apocalyptic world through one man's eyes. It was first pu...
Isherwood (Ish) Williams is one of the few survivors of a disease that destroys civilization and all but wipes out humans. This story goes through how he survived, his travels and formation of The Tribe, his initial hopes of rebuilding civilization and his ultimate acceptance that civilization as it...
New Review! EARTH ABIDES was one of the first post-apocalyptic novels I read as a teen. I decided to re-read it to see if I thought modern tech made it impossible. http://tinyurl.com/n97oebz 5 stars for a 65yr old post-apocalyptic novel? YES I'm reading it again & again, the book never gets old....
Isherwood Williams or Ish comes to Hutsenville and sees that there’s no one in the town first he thinks all went to some new holiday party but very soon, he finds many people are dead. He finds a mass burials with the help of bulldozers initiated by authorities .First Ish became startled then rushes...
Isherwood Williams is "Ish" to himself and to most who know him. Ish, a graduate student in geography, out in the wilderness of northern California doing fieldwork, is bitten by a rattlesnake on the opening page of Earth Abides. As he's fighting fever and delirium alone in his cabin, an even large...