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
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.
Wow, there are certainly some odd reviews of this book. I, on the other hand, loved this book: In short, it's the story of a man dealing with the natural change within a post-apocalyptic community once the worst of it ends and some semblance of society tries to get going again. It's richly and reali...