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Welcome to the post-apocalypse community - your place to discuss post-apocalyptic movies, TV shows, books, comics, short stories, etc ... .

To start us off, how about the following question: What post-apocalyptic book have you read/movie have you seen/... recently?

Me, I've just finished re-re-re-reading Margaret Atwood's Oryx & Crake, and I am still very fond of it and can recommend it as a good PA book.

Date: 2009-04-28 05:02 pm (UTC)
gwen: (DP: Zombies zombies zombies)
From: [personal profile] gwen
Right now I'm in love with The Walking Dead comic. Oops granted it's not a book.

SO, I recently tried reading S.M Sterling's Emberverse Series. The first book was good but it really just went down hill after that. Which really disappointed me since I really loved that first book.
Edited Date: 2009-04-28 05:05 pm (UTC)

Date: 2009-04-28 10:44 pm (UTC)
rhivolution: David Tennant does the Thinker (Default)
From: [personal profile] rhivolution
Recently? Not much, I'm afraid, but I keep meaning to go back to S.M. Stirling's Dies the Fire...

Wait, that's what [personal profile] gwen just said. Ack!

Date: 2009-04-28 10:45 pm (UTC)
rhivolution: Freema Agyeman is badass (save the time lord save the world: Marth)
From: [personal profile] rhivolution
I've started the second Emberverse three times and each time I fail desperately at getting by. I'm disappointed to hear that the rest are rubbish.

Date: 2009-04-28 11:06 pm (UTC)
gwen: (DW: S&D wink)
From: [personal profile] gwen
It started off so wonderfully then in the second book, it just gets WEIRD and bad!ficy. I gave up half way through and ended up reading the whole summery on wiki, oddly? It gets WORSE.

Date: 2009-04-29 01:33 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] randy
Had that same problem several times myself.

Date: 2009-04-29 04:44 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] ex_beautyofgr925
I just wanted to add that I also read Oryx and Crake earlier this year, and it's one of my favorites now. Atwood is so amazing with her insights on human society.

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