Afterlight by Alex Scarrow, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. But I did enjoy Alex Scarrow’s LAST LIGHT, which depicts the crumbling other but that is really the only predictable thing about AFTERLIGHT. Afterlight, by Alex Scarrow (Orion, May ) What would Britain be like 10 years after the oil has run out? This stark question is the basis of.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. When we last saw our heroine Leona, she had affterlight escaped being murdered by a shadowy Illuminati-style cabal of political lizards responsible for everything from the American Revolution to the rise of Hitler to me bruising my hip on a table this morning.
There are still threats out there and you can see the pieces slowly coming together before the epic showdown. January 12, at No major surprises just a well told story which is totally believable.
There’s a really unpleasant undercurrent here: Her thoughts on this: One is explicitly described as a concentration camp. It’s a refreshing change of pace from the typical starving plague-ridden cannibalistic riot stories that make up aftrlight majority of post-apocalyptic fiction.
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Jun 13, Suleman Ali rated it it was ok Shelves: Again the Sutherlands find themselves separated in a moment of crisis triggered by a tragedy. It wasn’t chauvinistic and it wasn’t feminist.
Beacon communities were established, safe zones which eventually became unsafe. Sadly, none are forthcoming. The women are suddenly at each other’s throats in their desperation to wash the Francophone heartthrob’s underwear actual plot point.
The book started off so alwx that I actually put it down and started another. The very idea that perhaps brute strength and a fondness for weaponry are not the skills one will need in a revamped civilisation is an interesting heresy to see played out.
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Utterly awful book, I have no idea how I managed to actually finish it, except that I knew that I didn’t have anything else to read at hand. Did he have it in his pockets in case of emergency? Many of the ideas will be familiar through The Day of the Triffid and Survivors.
Nobody is knocking one out on the borlottis. These pressures challenge what it is that makes us human, in our preferences, tolerances, sacrifices and beliefs.
There are about people at the site which is still run by the man who was in charge at the collapse though he is now aided by a group of teenage boys-turned-soldiers who he essentially bribes with privileges alcohol, computer games and girls to maintain his version of law and order. The size of each bar afterliggt the positive or negative word-count of that section. Books by Alex Scarrow. Human society has more or scqrrow entirely broken down and millions lie dead of starvation or disease.
This is a follow on from Last Light and I can honestly say that this was better than the first book.
The characters have flaws, even the good guys don’t always get it right, and the bad guys have reasons for their behaviour. There are only one or two beacon communities that have managed to fashion a new way of living.
Alex Scarrow is planning to span the TimeRiders series over 9 books in total. I enjoyed reading it, and the plot was sufficiently tense and interesting that I got o a point where I couldn’t put it down.
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We are a Set 10 years after Last light Afterlight for me is a book about whathappens after the collapse from the loss of oil The book us based on what happens to the characters in the first book – and how they survive.
May 26, January rated it really liked it Shelves: I think what I like best about the novels is the set of characters. Please try again later. Plague World A Remade Novel.