Publish date: August 30th 2011
Publisher: Random House Canada
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
Before becoming aware of this book, I checked out the DVD of the first season of the HBO TV adaptation. While I found the premise intriguing, for some reason, I just couldn't get into it, and I ended up bailing after a couple-few episodes. But I was still intrigued enough that when I came across t...
Started off interesting, but then just dragged on going nowhere fast. I was disappointed.
The premise for The Leftovers was a definite attention grabber. Who wouldn't want to read a book about a supposed rapture? I desperately wanted to know what happened to those left behind— how would they cope. Apparently in various stereotypical ways: cults, drugs, running away, pretending everything...
Happened upon the HBO publicity stunt in Times Square, just prior to the TV series premiere, so decided to DVR the series, but since we were going on a road trip, stopped by the local public library to get the audio CDs. Now, although I liked Little Children, both book, then movie, I thought this wo...