Wool (Wool, #1)
WOOL is the story of mankind clawing for survival, of mankind on the edge. The world outside has grown unkind, the view of it limited, talk of it forbidden. But there are always those who hope, who dream. These are the dangerous people, the people who infect others with their optimism. Their... show more
WOOL is the story of mankind clawing for survival, of mankind on the edge. The world outside has grown unkind, the view of it limited, talk of it forbidden. But there are always those who hope, who dream. These are the dangerous people, the people who infect others with their optimism. Their punishment is simple. They are given the very thing they profess to want: They are allowed outside.WOOL has captivated readers across the globe since its first release and has become one of the most talked about and best reviewed books of this year. It has drawn comparisons to the likes of The Road, The Passage and The Hunger Games, with Ridley Scott acquiring film rights earlier this year. Enter this unique world and experience the phenomenon.
Publish date: May 31st 2012
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
Series: Silos (#1)
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...
I take it back, when earlier today I said that I was underwhelmed. The book just starts slow. Hugh Howey spends a lot of time world building in a way that sort of leaves you scratching your head, wondering why that might have been relevant because it sure as hell doesn't feel that way. Maybe as a...
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