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Review of The Tube Riders by Chris Ward An amazing adventure th

Review of The Tube Riders by Chris Ward

An amazing adventure through a dystopian futuristic Britain that I sincerely hope no one ever lives to witness, “The Tube Riders” is an immensely creative and thoroughly imagined, riveting novel. I couldn’t step away and I doubt ...
Review of The Tube Riders by Chris Ward

An amazing adventure through a dystopian futuristic Britain that I sincerely hope no one ever lives to witness, “The Tube Riders” is an immensely creative and thoroughly imagined, riveting novel. I couldn’t step away and I doubt any other reader could. Marta, Simon, Paul, Jess, Switch, and later Paul’s brother Owen, and young Carl, undergo danger, horror, adrenaline surges, friendship, family loyalty, deaths galore-and what doesn’t kill them does indeed make them stronger. “The Tube Riders” possesses incredible characters, and not just the “heroes.” No, even the “villains”: Dreggo, Clayton, the Huntsmen, Dr. Karmski, and the mysterious, elusive, incredibly powerful Governor of Mega Britain, are vividly imaged and truly four-dimensional.

Author Chris Ward weaves Dystopian society and culture with a natural outgrowth of the current rush-to-collapse seen in some segments of contemporary society, and with the history of decades of scientific experimentation, vivisection, and genetic engineering and manipulation. The quest to engineer a “Super-Man” in the Nietzschean sense is well more than a century old, but in the deft hands of this author, the quest reaches a horribly ugly but effective conclusion.

I was provided with an e-book copy of this novel by the author, Chris Ward, on Sept. 12, 2012, via the Goodreads Group Making Connections, in exchange for my fair and impartial review.

posted by Mallory_SupernaturalFan on September 25, 2012

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I am trying to become interested in this book, but it is difficult to understand a need to jump on trains at the risk of one's life....these characters aren't teenagers. Surely in this fractured world there is higher calling...and they are preparing to have a gang war o...
I am trying to become interested in this book, but it is difficult to understand a need to jump on trains at the risk of one's life....these characters aren't teenagers. Surely in this fractured world there is higher calling...and they are preparing to have a gang war over what???!??

posted by 17196715 on April 24, 2014

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