World Made by Hand
Publish date: February 11th 2008
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages no: 317
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
I think a lot of people don't realize how precarious our lifestyles, our philosophies, and our convictions really are, how much they depend on the society we live in. And if our society were to come tumbling down, how a lot of us would go crashing down with it. I think "World Made By Hand" shows thi...
This is a well-written dramatization of what the post-Peak-Oil-scenario world will be like according to James Howard Kunstler, the leading media crusader on this topic. It's set maybe a decade after western civilization began collapsing due to gas shortages, in a small town in upstate New York. Even...
Little Miss Sour Puss says dnf at 9% because it's all TELLING and no showing, and frankly, I'm not interested enough to continue.
Among the many subgenres I have a weakness for, one of my favorites is the post-apocalyptic thriller. World Made By Hand is not a thriller, though there is some action and violence. It occupies some strange middle ground between The Stand and Earth Abides. James Howard Kunstler is more interested in...
mp3 RosadoAfter the war in the Middle East, US Mainland is bombed... #82 TBR Busting 2013High 3* Great fun for walking and listening - the miles melted away. Gritty storyline and some pukable action, however it was engrossing.