After the End: Recent Apocalypses by Paolo Bacigalupi, Cory Doctorow, Margo Lanagan, Nnedi Okorafor
- From the Sumerian epic of Gilgamesh to Norse prophecies of Ragnarok to the
Revelations of Saint John to Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, and any number of fictional zombie Armageddons and the dystopic world of The Hunger
Games, we have always wondered what will happen after the world as we know it ends. No matter what the doomsday scenario — cataclysmic climate change, political chaos, societal collapse, nuclear war, pestilence, or so many other dreaded variations — we inevitably believe that even though the world perishes, some portion of humankind will live on. Such stories involve death and disaster, but they are also tales of rebirth and survival. Grim or triumphant, these outstanding, post-apocalyptic stories selected from the best of those published in the tumultuous last decade allow us to consider what life will be like after the end.
|Edition description:||Mature Readers (ages 16 and up)|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)|
|Age Range:||16 Years|