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Greybeard - Brian W. Aldiss
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780575071131 (0575071133)
Publisher: Gollancz
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: SF Masterworks
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Noel's Blog
Noel's Blog rated it
The world is going out with a whimper instead of a bang. The entire human race is pretty much sterile due to a nuclear accident. More large animals, except reindeer have suffered the same fate, while other small animals thrive to the point of being a threat. Civilization despairs and collapses, but ...
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it
3.5 GREYBEARD scared me...a lot...
New Review! GREYBEARD by British SF legend Brian W. Aldiss (HELLICONIA series) http://tinyurl.com/nb5zvwz It's a 50-year-old postapocalypse tale that proves Aldiss saw a childless world as a hellish extinction. SF is never scarier than when it's predicting improbable futures...and then they come...
REALJimBob rated it
Waterstones had a display of books set in London and we bought a few. I think this is the last one I had left to read, only to discover that the book isn't set in London at all. London features heavily in the book as somewhere they want to get to — in fact they want to get through London and out to ...
veeral rated it
This book's theme is very much similar to "The Children of Men" by P. D. James or more correctly it is the other way round as this book was published before "The Children of Men". I haven't read the latter though as there is a general consent out there that the movie for once was better than the boo...
FriedEgg rated it
This is a story of one man's attempt to survive in a post apocalyptic world.Post apocalyptic stories seem to fall into one of two categories. Either humanity is humbled by some huge disaster that nature has thrown at us or else humanity is the victim of its own foolishness, a disaster of its own mak...
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