Shift Omnibus Edition (Silo, #2) (Wool, #6-8)
Shift In a future less than fifty years away, the world is still as we know it. Time continues to tick by. The truth is that it is ticking away. A powerful few know what lies ahead. They are preparing for it. They are trying to protect us. They are setting us on a path from which we can never... show more
Shift In a future less than fifty years away, the world is still as we know it. Time continues to tick by. The truth is that it is ticking away. A powerful few know what lies ahead. They are preparing for it. They are trying to protect us. They are setting us on a path from which we can never return. This title tells the history of the silo. Full description
Publish date: April 25th 2013
Pages no: 569
Edition language: English
Ever since I finished the fantastic Wool a few years back I've had the other volumes on my TBR list. It was only when the other half of the two-person sci-fi reading group I'm in selected this that it became a priority though, and even then I'm about three months late getting to it. Part of it was t...
You know, everyone sings songs about Old MacDonald and his farm...and the farmer with a dog whose name was Bingo...but no one really sings a lot of songs about how Old MacDonald got his farm, or the farmer got Bingo. Shift is the story of what happened before "E-I-E-I-O" and "B-I-N-G-O" and all of...
Oh gosh what to say about this book...I'm really just glad it's over. The first book, Wool, was so good that this was like a total letdown. It felt like a constant chore to read. I think what I didn't like the most about it was the way it flashed back through different years and different silos. The...
Oh, I loved this book. I loved Wool for it's higher pace story-telling, but Shift I loved just as much for the ingenuity of the story development. So far the series is my favorite in the post-apocalyptic/dystopian genre. P.S. I truly wish this series were made into a movie.
I wasn't as interested in the past of Silos 18 and 17 during Shifts 2 and 3, which is what ended up taking up a star from the final rating. I ended up half skipping those parts (and perhaps missing something). The story is also getting a little too convoluted and... pointless. But it's still an easy...