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Dystopian and Apocalyptic Literature

Beschrijving: This is my preset list of dystopian literature, which includes apocalyptic literature, for the purposes of this list. Feel free to vote up your recommendations and thumbs down books that are not worth reading. Keywords: dystopia, apocalypse

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44,317 leden, 873 besprekingen
4.02 sterren (4.02 sterren)

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sturlington (49): Futuristic philosophical dystopia. Loss of freedom of speech, mass consumerism, totalitarianism and extreme censorship. Required reading.

2
34,796 leden, 1,007 besprekingen
4.11 sterren (4.11 sterren)

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sturlington (50): Classic feminist dystopia. Totalitarianism, infertility, theocracy. Required reading.

3
46,082 leden, 648 besprekingen
3.95 sterren (3.95 sterren)

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sturlington (40): Classic dystopia and counterpoint to 1984. Genetic engineering, mass consumerism, mind control, totalitarianism. Required reading.

4
68,753 leden, 1,116 besprekingen
4.24 sterren (4.24 sterren)

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sturlington (37): Classic political dystopia. Mass surveillance, propaganda, historical deletion, mind control, and extreme totalitarianism. Required reading.

5
49,800 leden, 745 besprekingen
3.99 sterren (3.99 sterren)

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sturlington (39): Political/satirical allegory with animal characters. Propaganda and totalitarianism. Required reading.

6
41,780 leden, 658 besprekingen
3.72 sterren (3.72 sterren)

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sturlington (22): Allegorical dystopia. Castaway boys on an uninhabited island regress to savagery.

7
32,700 leden, 1,459 besprekingen
4.17 sterren (4.17 sterren)

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sturlington (116): Classic example of a children's dystopia, one of the few on this list.

8
29,770 leden, 1,317 besprekingen
4.07 sterren (4.07 sterren)

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sturlington (60): Post-apocalyptic. A man and his son wander through a desolated landscape of ashes, eking out their survival from the little that's left remaining, while trying to get... well, nowhere in particular, really.… (meer)

9
15,099 leden, 482 besprekingen
3.95 sterren (3.95 sterren)

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sturlington (57): Futuristic biopunk dystopia leading to an apocalypse. First of a trilogy.

10
10,013 leden, 279 besprekingen
3.95 sterren (3.95 sterren)

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Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): I've tried to read this several times and just can't get past the monk wandering around in the desert digging holes. *yawn*

sturlington (41): Post-apocalyptic theological novel. Six hundred years after the Simplification -- total nuclear annihilation -- a cloister of monks in Utah preserve the little that remains of the world's knowledge, and wonder whether mankind is perpetually doomed to destroy itself.… (meer)

11
3,386 leden, 67 besprekingen
4.28 sterren (4.28 sterren)

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sturlington (61): Biblical apocalypse, epidemic of human-engineered virus, showdown between good and evil.

12
22,348 leden, 348 besprekingen
4 sterren (4 sterren)

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sturlington (45): Classic futuristic dystopia written in fictional dialect. Mind control, extreme violence. Required reading.

13
16,309 leden, 423 besprekingen
3.96 sterren (3.96 sterren)

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sturlington (47): Philosophical futuristic dystopia. Environmental degradation, androids, existentialism.

14
15,221 leden, 302 besprekingen
3.72 sterren (3.72 sterren)

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sturlington (33): Classic time travel novel. Far future dystopia in which humanity has de-evolved; also dying Earth. Required reading.

15
7,875 leden, 617 besprekingen
4.1 sterren (4.1 sterren)

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sturlington (62): Flu pandemic wipes out most of the population.

16
39,335 leden, 1,683 besprekingen
4.18 sterren (4.18 sterren)

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sturlington (119): Sequel to The Hunger Games.

17
8,662 leden, 218 besprekingen
4.14 sterren (4.14 sterren)

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sturlington (46): False utopia/anarchism.

18
6,274 leden, 182 besprekingen
3.99 sterren (3.99 sterren)

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sturlington (11): Apocalyptic "cozy catastrophe". Blindness epidemic and man-eating plants.

19
5,265 leden, 157 besprekingen
4.04 sterren (4.04 sterren)

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sturlington (55): Feminist dystopia. Society has completely collapsed, and a young woman is driven from her home after her neighborhood is burned and her family murdered. Despite the violence and hopelessness that surrounds her, she is determined to spread her spiritual message.… (meer)

20
52,470 leden, 3,304 besprekingen
4.32 sterren (4.32 sterren)

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Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): "We're in a battle for our lives so why don't we go in this cave and make out for awhile?" *eyeroll*

sturlington (118): Televised survival contests. Post-apocalyptic future America. Probably the best of the recent YA dystopias.

21
35,890 leden, 976 besprekingen
4.31 sterren (4.31 sterren)

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Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): Homophobic and misogynistic.

sturlington (117): Futuristic military SF with dystopian themes. Child soldiers versus aliens. First in a series.

22
19,617 leden, 252 besprekingen
4.11 sterren (4.11 sterren)

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sturlington (42): Satirical apocalyptic novel.

23
11,415 leden, 302 besprekingen
3.68 sterren (3.68 sterren)

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sturlington (23): WWII alternate history dystopia. Fascist US.

24
2,817 leden, 146 besprekingen
3.94 sterren (3.94 sterren)

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sturlington (59): Sequel to The Year of the Flood.

25
35,575 leden, 1,631 besprekingen
3.92 sterren (3.92 sterren)

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sturlington (120): Sequel to Catching Fire.

26
4,237 leden, 158 besprekingen
3.85 sterren (3.85 sterren)

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sturlington (102): Classic "pre-apocalyptic" novel. Nuclear devastation.

27
19,979 leden, 321 besprekingen
3.92 sterren (3.92 sterren)

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sturlington (25): Classic cyberpunk. Required reading.

28
19,381 leden, 855 besprekingen
3.82 sterren (3.82 sterren)

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sturlington (26): Alternate history dystopia. Cloning and organ harvesting.

29
17,660 leden, 345 besprekingen
4.11 sterren (4.11 sterren)

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sturlington (31): Cyberpunk (or post-cyberpunk).

30
14,150 leden, 269 besprekingen
4.04 sterren (4.04 sterren)

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sturlington (24): Human colonization of Mars, during which there is a nuclear war on Earth.

31
12,018 leden, 617 besprekingen
3.91 sterren (3.91 sterren)

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sturlington (122): YA dystopia. Conformity, personal appearance. First of a series.

32
7,966 leden, 584 besprekingen
3.89 sterren (3.89 sterren)

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sturlington (27): Vampire apocalypse. First in a trilogy.

33
6,936 leden, 181 besprekingen
3.86 sterren (3.86 sterren)

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sturlington (63): Classic precursor to 1984. Required reading for serious fans of dystopian lit.

34
6,365 leden, 341 besprekingen
3.92 sterren (3.92 sterren)

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sturlington (58): Sequel to Oryx and Crake.

35
5,067 leden, 317 besprekingen
4.1 sterren (4.1 sterren)

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sturlington (121): Future subterranean totalitarian society. Post-apocalyptic--environmental destruction.

36
5,034 leden, 192 besprekingen
3.56 sterren (3.56 sterren)

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sturlington (43): Futuristic dystopia/apocalyptic novel. Male infertility, human extinction, dictatorship. Christian allegory.

37
8,679 leden, 199 besprekingen
3.93 sterren (3.93 sterren)

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aulsmith (0): Clarke didn't mean this to be dystopian, just a sad evolutionary farewell.

sturlington (123): False utopia. Alien invasion, transhumanism.

38
3,950 leden, 103 besprekingen
3.91 sterren (3.91 sterren)

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sturlington (44): Post-apocalyptic dystopia. Evolution of humanity, development of telepathic powers, theological themes. YA audience.

39
2,885 leden, 139 besprekingen
3.84 sterren (3.84 sterren)

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sturlington (28): Sequel to The Passage.

40
19,034 leden, 1,337 besprekingen
4.01 sterren (4.01 sterren)

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sturlington (0): YA dystopia. Conformity, totalitarianism. First of a trilogy.

41
17,184 leden, 467 besprekingen
4.32 sterren (4.32 sterren)

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sturlington (125): Alternate history with superheroes. Dystopian and apocalyptic themes.

42
5,334 leden, 268 besprekingen
3.76 sterren (3.76 sterren)

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Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): RapeX1000. *shudder*

sturlington (113): Futuristic biopunk dystopia. Climate change and genetic engineering.

43
3,060 leden, 193 besprekingen
3.77 sterren (3.77 sterren)

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sturlington (103): Feminist dystopia in which women gain the power to kill with electrical shocks. Reverse gender roles.

44
2,566 leden, 72 besprekingen
3.6 sterren (3.6 sterren)

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sturlington (124): Feminist dystopia in which suburban housewives are replaced with robot versions of themselves by their husbands.

45
2,490 leden, 72 besprekingen
4.06 sterren (4.06 sterren)

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sturlington (56): Sequel to Parable of the Sower.

46
13,101 leden, 652 besprekingen
3.99 sterren (3.99 sterren)

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sturlington (115): Zombie apocalypse.

47
9,069 leden, 177 besprekingen
4.17 sterren (4.17 sterren)

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sturlington (195): Probably not going to read this since I saw the movie.

48
3,693 leden, 79 besprekingen
3.74 sterren (3.74 sterren)

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sturlington (127): Post-apocalyptic. When the end of America comes, what is the one thing that can bring us back from the brink of complete anarchy? That's right: the U.S. Postal Service.… (meer)

49
2,519 leden, 84 besprekingen
4.03 sterren (4.03 sterren)

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sturlington (8): Far future following an apocalypse; first contact with advanced alien species. First in a trilogy.

50
2,241 leden, 59 besprekingen
3.44 sterren (3.44 sterren)

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sturlington (99): A utopian all-female society.

51
1,990 leden, 129 besprekingen
3.39 sterren (3.39 sterren)

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sturlington (98): Satirical dystopia in which people volunteer to live in a closed community where they must spend every other month in prison.

52
1,926 leden, 50 besprekingen
4.07 sterren (4.07 sterren)

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sturlington (95): Feminist false utopia. Post-apocalyptic matriarchal society.

53
1,562 leden, 57 besprekingen
3.84 sterren (3.84 sterren)

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sturlington (128): Post-apocalyptic novel. Cloning, loss of individuality.

54
1,390 leden, 82 besprekingen
3.85 sterren (3.85 sterren)

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sturlington (110): Climate change leads to drought, collapse, and violent clashes over water in the Southwest.

55
1,148 leden, 20 besprekingen
4.07 sterren (4.07 sterren)

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sturlington (36): Collection of three novels. Two are set on alien planets. One is far-future post-apocalyptic Earth following an alien invasion.

56
917 leden, 104 besprekingen
3.77 sterren (3.77 sterren)

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sturlington (138): Futuristic dystopia. Organ harvesting, euthanasia of the aged and non-productive members of society.

57
29,012 leden, 686 besprekingen
4.26 sterren (4.26 sterren)

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sturlington (19): Comic apocalyptic novel that takes the biblical rapture as its premise.

58
19,203 leden, 431 besprekingen
3.81 sterren (3.81 sterren)

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sturlington (14): Post-apocalyptic alternate universe. Mix of western, horror and science fiction. First in a series.

59
15,328 leden, 634 besprekingen
4.1 sterren (4.1 sterren)

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sturlington (7): This novel takes place in many different time periods, one of which is a mega-corporation dystopia with cloning, and another is a post-apocalyptic scenario featuring a fictional dialect.… (meer)

60
13,509 leden, 1,055 besprekingen
4.1 sterren (4.1 sterren)

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sturlington (132): Futuristic dystopia: overcrowding and escape to virtual reality. Video game-like narrative.

61
11,234 leden, 352 besprekingen
4.07 sterren (4.07 sterren)

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sturlington (131): Apocalyptic allegory. Blindness epidemic, extreme regression of civilization.

62
9,696 leden, 414 besprekingen
3.83 sterren (3.83 sterren)

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sturlington (34): A mysterious dome encloses a small town and civilization regresses quickly. Strong apocalyptic themes.

63
8,138 leden, 272 besprekingen
3.83 sterren (3.83 sterren)

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sturlington (0): Sequel to Uglies.

64
8,049 leden, 217 besprekingen
4.02 sterren (4.02 sterren)

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sturlington (18): Futuristic dystopia; perpetual war.

65
6,451 leden, 46 besprekingen
3.78 sterren (3.78 sterren)

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sturlington (240): Sequel to Count Zero.

66
5,512 leden, 98 besprekingen
3.94 sterren (3.94 sterren)

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sturlington (126): Alien civilization that experiences cyclical apocalypses.

67
4,705 leden, 257 besprekingen
4.21 sterren (4.21 sterren)

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sturlington (196): DNF

68
4,279 leden, 104 besprekingen
3.99 sterren (3.99 sterren)

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sturlington (129): Futuristic dystopia. Survival contests. One of The Bachman Books.

69
4,253 leden, 133 besprekingen
3.99 sterren (3.99 sterren)

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sturlington (38): Classic post-nuclear war apocalyptic fiction. The residents of a small Florida town, having been alerted just prior to an all-out nuclear war, must struggle with the vagaries of small-town politics after the apocalypse.… (meer)

70
3,797 leden, 62 besprekingen
3.92 sterren (3.92 sterren)

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sturlington (130): A comet has slammed into the Earth, destroying all governing structures, and within weeks all of the survivors have reverted to feudalism, cannibalism and worse. Fun times.… (meer)

71
3,609 leden, 252 besprekingen
4.09 sterren (4.09 sterren)

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sturlington (182): First of a series.

72
2,343 leden, 196 besprekingen
3.93 sterren (3.93 sterren)

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sturlington (245): Post-apocalyptic. DNF

73
1,838 leden, 46 besprekingen
3.47 sterren (3.47 sterren)

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sturlington (17): Feminist spec fiction set in 4 alternate universes, two of which could be considered dystopias.

74
1,365 leden, 46 besprekingen
3.88 sterren (3.88 sterren)

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sturlington (100): Feminist post-apocalyptic fiction. Regression of civilization, return to the wilderness.

75
1,007 leden, 86 besprekingen
3.61 sterren (3.61 sterren)
76
590 leden, 20 besprekingen
4.17 sterren (4.17 sterren)
77
377 leden, 16 besprekingen
3.88 sterren (3.88 sterren)

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sturlington (96): Post-nuclear war. Once the apocalypse is over with, two women survive on a farm on the Oregon coast while trying to preserve the remainder of mankind's knowledge and sparring with the ultra-Christian religious cult down the beach.… (meer)

78
14,939 leden, 270 besprekingen
3.75 sterren (3.75 sterren)

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sturlington (35): Martian invasion with a strong apocalyptic tone.

79
7,522 leden, 119 besprekingen
3.99 sterren (3.99 sterren)

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sturlington (21): Short stories, several of which have apocalyptic and dystopian themes.

80
6,917 leden, 210 besprekingen
3.78 sterren (3.78 sterren)

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sturlington (0): Sequel to Pretties.

81
5,990 leden, 70 besprekingen
3.73 sterren (3.73 sterren)
82
5,262 leden, 324 besprekingen
3.98 sterren (3.98 sterren)
83
5,255 leden, 154 besprekingen
4.01 sterren (4.01 sterren)

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Lucy_Skywalker (0): a great book, indeed, but it's not really a dystopia

sturlington (54): Alternate realities include dystopian and apocalyptic possibilities.

84
4,580 leden, 420 besprekingen
3.78 sterren (3.78 sterren)

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sturlington (141): YA dystopia. Technology implants.

85
3,405 leden, 145 besprekingen
3.97 sterren (3.97 sterren)
86
3,046 leden, 164 besprekingen
3.59 sterren (3.59 sterren)

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sturlington (217): DNF

87
2,848 leden, 254 besprekingen
3.86 sterren (3.86 sterren)

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youthfulzombie (4): Awesome post-apocalyptic zombies

sturlington (198): Zombie apocalypse. DNF

88
2,784 leden, 42 besprekingen
3.93 sterren (3.93 sterren)

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sturlington (246): Overpopulation dystopia. DNF

89
2,152 leden, 135 besprekingen
3.62 sterren (3.62 sterren)

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rretzler (0): Ugh - I think magic and sci-fi in the same book ruined it for me.

90
1,894 leden, 146 besprekingen
3.61 sterren (3.61 sterren)
91
1,734 leden, 170 besprekingen
3.83 sterren (3.83 sterren)

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sturlington (51): Pre-apocalyptic. Imminent meteor impact causes social collapse. First in a trilogy.

92
1,428 leden, 107 besprekingen
3.9 sterren (3.9 sterren)

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sturlington (135): WWII alternate history in which England goes fascist. First in a trilogy.

93
1,416 leden, 67 besprekingen
3.82 sterren (3.82 sterren)

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sturlington (67): Post-apocalyptic dystopian city dominated by a genetically engineered giant bear.

94
1,317 leden, 72 besprekingen
3.77 sterren (3.77 sterren)

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sturlington (80): Dystopian future in which outlawing of fossil fuels has sparked a second American Civil War.

95
1,272 leden, 43 besprekingen
3.43 sterren (3.43 sterren)

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sturlington (137): First in a trilogy. Climate change apocalypse.

96
1,257 leden, 38 besprekingen
4.07 sterren (4.07 sterren)

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sturlington (9): Sequel to Dawn.

97
987 leden, 24 besprekingen
3.66 sterren (3.66 sterren)
98
836 leden, 34 besprekingen
4.05 sterren (4.05 sterren)
99
802 leden, 47 besprekingen
3.74 sterren (3.74 sterren)

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sturlington (72): Near-future feminist dystopia in which abortion has been outlawed.

100
779 leden, 18 besprekingen
3.86 sterren (3.86 sterren)
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