For suspense-filled, post-apocalyptic thrillers, Wool is more than a self-published ebook phenomenon―it’s the new standard in classic science fiction. In a ruined and toxic future, a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. There, men and women live in a society... show more
For suspense-filled, post-apocalyptic thrillers, Wool is more than a self-published ebook phenomenon―it’s the new standard in classic science fiction.
In a ruined and toxic future, a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. There, men and women live in a society full of regulations they believe are meant to protect them. Sheriff Holston, who has unwaveringly upheld the silo’s rules for years, unexpectedly breaks the greatest taboo of all: He asks to go outside.
His fateful decision unleashes a drastic series of events. An unlikely candidate is appointed to replace him: Juliette, a mechanic with no training in law, whose special knack is fixing machines. Now Juliette is about to be entrusted with fixing her silo, and she will soon learn just how badly her world is broken. The silo is about to confront what its history has only hinted about and its inhabitants have never dared to whisper. Uprising.
A New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller, as well as Kindle Book Review’s 2012 Indie Book of the Year, Wool is truly a blockbuster.
Publish date: 2013-03-12
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
Series: Silos (#1)
This is a book I saw on a list of the "Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century" on that other website so I chose to read it blindly, without any idea what it was about. I read the first chapter and it was really written okay, and then the second chapter made me think 'am I wasting my time reading ...
Published by: Arrow (25 April 2013) ISBN: 978-0099580485 Rating: 3* Synopsis: In a ruined and hostile landscape, in a future few have been unlucky enough to survive, a community exists in a giant underground silo. Inside, men and women live an enclosed life full of rules and regulations, of se...
Die Menschen leben seit Generationen in einem Silo unter der Erde. Keiner weiß, warum sie sich einst von der Erdoberfläche zurückgezogen hat. Aber was, wenn alles nur eine große Lüge ist? Hugh Howey hat mit „Silo“ eine fesselnde Dystopie geschaffen, die meine Erwartungen weit übertroffen hat.Ein Sil...
The outside world is uninhabitable. To even speak of it is forbidden. Humanity has been reduced to a single silo buried underneath a wasteland of death and despair. 3 sections, 48 floors each, hundreds of feet below the surface. That’s it. The only thing buried deeper, in this apocalyptic landscape,...
E-I-E-I-Oh...you weren't kidding. At some point in history, Old McDonald's farm must have not gone so well, because all he ended up with in the end was a silo. Props to whoever advised him to keep the silo, though, because it sure came in handy [spoiler] when the air got poisoned and the world bec...