Publish date: August 11th 2009
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
This "End of Days" tale is more fiction with science in it than classic science fiction. The focus is on the characters and the different ways in which they are broken and on the nature and impact of belief on how we see ourselves and others. Nevertheless, there is still a good end-of-the-world-as...
Spannend erzählt und ein bisschen beunruhigend. Eine großartig unangenehme Hauptfigur und ein fesselnder Wettlauf gegen die Zeit. Das „übersinnliche“ Element (das sich dann auch irgendwie erklären lässt) stört nicht im geringsten – dafür aber der kindische Eifersuchtsanfall der Ich-Erzählerin.
I was watching some dumb program about people who are preparing for doomsday. They are stock piling food and weapons and learning now to create their own power sources and generally being really weird with it. I thought wow, these people are wasting their lives preparing for something that's not all...
The Rapture By Liz Jensen Genre: Thriller, dystopian, Adult Format: Paperback, 341 pages Published June 7th 2010 by Bloomsbury It is a June unlike any other before, with temperatures soaring to asphyxiating heights. All across the world, freak weather patterns—and the life-shattering ...
For this review and more check out my blog Often I find that books which tread a thin line between one thing and another generally fail. The Rapture (which treads many thin lines) does not. There is a lot going on in this book, a lot of ‘heavy’, a lot of theory vs. belief. On the surface this boo...
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