The Year Of The Flood

The Year Of The Flood

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 29/08/2013
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The Year Of The Flood
Atwood at her finest
The 'Maddadam' trilogy continues and in 'The Year of the Flood' we follow the stories of Toby and Ren, two former members of a religious order (The Gardene... READ MORE
Beth at Chesterfield

Synopsis

By the author of The Handmaid's Tale and Alias GraceThe 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
  • ISBN: 9780349004075
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Weight: 406g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 128 x 35 mm

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The Year Of The Flood
A solid feminist dystopian read
A solid feminist dystopian read, and who doesn’t love one of those. The human race has trashed the planet, messed irrevocably with animal genes, and is now... READ MORE
Lesley Jane