The Year Of The Flood - The Maddaddam Trilogy (Paperback)Margaret Atwood (author)
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By the author of The Handmaid's Tale and Alias Grace
The sun brightens in the east, reddening the blue-grey haze that marks the distant ocean. The vultures roosting on the hydro poles fan out their wings to dry them. the air smells faintly of burning. The waterless flood - a man-made plague - has ended the world.
But two young women have survived: Ren, a young dancer trapped where she worked, in an upmarket sex club (the cleanest dirty girls in town); and Toby, who watches and waits from her rooftop garden. Is anyone else out there?
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 406 g
Dimensions: 197 x 128 x 35 mm
Prescient and inventive * Tracy-Ann Oberman *
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I am so glad that I read this after abandoning Oryx and Crake. Having read this made the first book a much easier read. You do not have to like Atwood to pick this up. Please someone make this into a film!
Fascinating look at the future that could well happen, with all the genetic tinkering thats goes on at the moment. I loved Oryx and Crake, and liked how The Year of the Flood continued the story from Ren and Toby,s... More
“The Year of the Flood”
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