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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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46,887 leden, 912 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
71,989 leden, 1,166 besprekingen
4.23 sterren (4.23 sterren)

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

3
48,422 leden, 691 besprekingen
3.94 sterren (3.94 sterren)

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

4
36,953 leden, 1,059 besprekingen
4.11 sterren (4.11 sterren)

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

5
51,742 leden, 780 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
44,073 leden, 694 besprekingen
3.71 sterren (3.71 sterren)

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

7
34,606 leden, 1,493 besprekingen
4.17 sterren (4.17 sterren)

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sturlington (115): Classic example of a children's dystopia, one of the few on this list.

8
30,964 leden, 1,345 besprekingen
4.06 sterren (4.06 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
15,644 leden, 504 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
3,602 leden, 69 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.

11
17,262 leden, 444 besprekingen
3.95 sterren (3.95 sterren)

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

12
16,198 leden, 317 besprekingen
3.73 sterren (3.73 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.

13
23,489 leden, 361 besprekingen
3.99 sterren (3.99 sterren)

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

14
10,547 leden, 289 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)

15
9,054 leden, 687 besprekingen
4.1 sterren (4.1 sterren)

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

16
41,730 leden, 1,722 besprekingen
4.18 sterren (4.18 sterren)

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sturlington (118): Sequel to The Hunger Games.

17
20,435 leden, 266 besprekingen
4.1 sterren (4.1 sterren)

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sturlington (42): Satirical apocalyptic novel.

18
12,186 leden, 319 besprekingen
3.68 sterren (3.68 sterren)

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

19
9,284 leden, 233 besprekingen
4.15 sterren (4.15 sterren)

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skid0612 (0): Wonderful book, not a dystopia

sturlington (46): False utopia/anarchism.

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6,159 leden, 182 besprekingen
4.05 sterren (4.05 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)

21
4,455 leden, 163 besprekingen
3.85 sterren (3.85 sterren)

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sturlington (101): Classic "pre-apocalyptic" novel. Nuclear devastation.

22
55,415 leden, 3,352 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 (117): Televised survival contests. Post-apocalyptic future America. Probably the best of the recent YA dystopias.

23
37,306 leden, 1,001 besprekingen
4.31 sterren (4.31 sterren)

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Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): Homophobic and misogynistic.

sturlington (116): Futuristic military SF with dystopian themes. Child soldiers versus aliens. First in a series.

24
20,475 leden, 888 besprekingen
3.81 sterren (3.81 sterren)

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

25
7,403 leden, 198 besprekingen
3.85 sterren (3.85 sterren)

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

26
6,681 leden, 188 besprekingen
3.98 sterren (3.98 sterren)

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

27
37,939 leden, 1,668 besprekingen
3.91 sterren (3.91 sterren)

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sturlington (119): Sequel to Catching Fire.

28
20,952 leden, 339 besprekingen
3.92 sterren (3.92 sterren)

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sturlington (25): Classic cyberpunk. Required reading.

29
14,864 leden, 290 besprekingen
4.05 sterren (4.05 sterren)

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

30
3,045 leden, 148 besprekingen
3.94 sterren (3.94 sterren)

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

31
12,778 leden, 624 besprekingen
3.9 sterren (3.9 sterren)

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sturlington (121): YA dystopia. Conformity, personal appearance. First of a series.

32
9,143 leden, 209 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 (122): False utopia. Alien invasion, transhumanism.

33
8,585 leden, 599 besprekingen
3.89 sterren (3.89 sterren)

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

34
5,573 leden, 325 besprekingen
4.09 sterren (4.09 sterren)

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sturlington (120): Future subterranean totalitarian society. Post-apocalyptic--environmental destruction.

35
18,468 leden, 360 besprekingen
4.1 sterren (4.1 sterren)

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

36
5,293 leden, 191 besprekingen
3.57 sterren (3.57 sterren)

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

37
3,118 leden, 151 besprekingen
3.84 sterren (3.84 sterren)

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sturlington (28): Sequel to The Passage.

38
20,606 leden, 1,372 besprekingen
4 sterren (4 sterren)

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

39
11,796 leden, 365 besprekingen
4.07 sterren (4.07 sterren)

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sturlington (130): Apocalyptic allegory. Blindness epidemic, extreme regression of civilization.

40
6,654 leden, 348 besprekingen
3.92 sterren (3.92 sterren)

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sturlington (58): Sequel to Oryx and Crake.

41
4,163 leden, 109 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.

42
2,802 leden, 80 besprekingen
4.05 sterren (4.05 sterren)

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

43
2,692 leden, 76 besprekingen
3.61 sterren (3.61 sterren)

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sturlington (123): Feminist dystopia in which suburban housewives are replaced with robot versions of themselves by their husbands.

44
17,537 leden, 471 besprekingen
4.32 sterren (4.32 sterren)

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sturlington (124): Alternate history with superheroes. Dystopian and apocalyptic themes.

45
16,106 leden, 645 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)

46
13,953 leden, 676 besprekingen
3.99 sterren (3.99 sterren)

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sturlington (114): Zombie apocalypse.

47
10,307 leden, 429 besprekingen
3.82 sterren (3.82 sterren)

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

48
5,610 leden, 277 besprekingen
3.76 sterren (3.76 sterren)

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Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): RapeX1000. *shudder*

sturlington (112): Futuristic biopunk dystopia. Climate change and genetic engineering.

49
3,626 leden, 215 besprekingen
3.77 sterren (3.77 sterren)

Verklaringen:

sturlington (102): Feminist dystopia in which women gain the power to kill with electrical shocks. Reverse gender roles.

50
2,791 leden, 100 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.

51
2,340 leden, 65 besprekingen
3.45 sterren (3.45 sterren)

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sturlington (98): A utopian all-female society.

52
1,623 leden, 62 besprekingen
3.82 sterren (3.82 sterren)

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sturlington (127): Post-apocalyptic novel. Cloning, loss of individuality.

53
1,420 leden, 46 besprekingen
3.88 sterren (3.88 sterren)

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sturlington (99): Feminist post-apocalyptic fiction. Regression of civilization, return to the wilderness.

54
967 leden, 105 besprekingen
3.77 sterren (3.77 sterren)

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sturlington (137): Futuristic dystopia. Organ harvesting, euthanasia of the aged and non-productive members of society.

55
30,648 leden, 724 besprekingen
4.26 sterren (4.26 sterren)

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

56
15,889 leden, 284 besprekingen
3.75 sterren (3.75 sterren)

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

57
15,067 leden, 1,135 besprekingen
4.09 sterren (4.09 sterren)

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sturlington (131): Futuristic dystopia: overcrowding and escape to virtual reality. Video game-like narrative.

58
11,510 leden, 704 besprekingen
4.2 sterren (4.2 sterren)

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sturlington (1): Time travel and alternate history. Dystopia is only at the very end, as a result of changes to the timestream.

59
4,626 leden, 107 besprekingen
3.99 sterren (3.99 sterren)

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sturlington (128): Futuristic dystopia. Survival contests. One of The Bachman Books.

60
4,459 leden, 138 besprekingen
3.98 sterren (3.98 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)

61
3,833 leden, 81 besprekingen
3.74 sterren (3.74 sterren)

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sturlington (126): 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)

62
2,193 leden, 135 besprekingen
3.39 sterren (3.39 sterren)

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sturlington (97): Satirical dystopia in which people volunteer to live in a closed community where they must spend every other month in prison.

63
1,989 leden, 51 besprekingen
4.05 sterren (4.05 sterren)

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sturlington (94): Feminist false utopia. Post-apocalyptic matriarchal society.

64
1,930 leden, 48 besprekingen
3.49 sterren (3.49 sterren)

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

65
1,525 leden, 89 besprekingen
3.84 sterren (3.84 sterren)

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sturlington (109): Climate change leads to drought, collapse, and violent clashes over water in the Southwest.

66
1,271 leden, 21 besprekingen
4.08 sterren (4.08 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.

67
9,541 leden, 184 besprekingen
4.16 sterren (4.16 sterren)
68
8,545 leden, 227 besprekingen
4.02 sterren (4.02 sterren)

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sturlington (18): Futuristic dystopia; perpetual war.

69
8,498 leden, 275 besprekingen
3.83 sterren (3.83 sterren)

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sturlington (0): Sequel to Uglies.

71
6,700 leden, 50 besprekingen
3.79 sterren (3.79 sterren)

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sturlington (182): Sequel to Count Zero.

72
5,746 leden, 103 besprekingen
3.94 sterren (3.94 sterren)

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sturlington (125): Alien civilization that experiences cyclical apocalypses.

73
5,059 leden, 389 besprekingen
3.37 sterren (3.37 sterren)

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sturlington (87): Technological dystopia. Social networks, loss of privacy, corporate culture.

74
3,947 leden, 63 besprekingen
3.92 sterren (3.92 sterren)

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sturlington (129): 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)

75
2,325 leden, 46 besprekingen
3.92 sterren (3.92 sterren)

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sturlington (113): A future anarchist utopia presented in contrast with present-day and (briefly) an alternate future dystopia.

76
393 leden, 16 besprekingen
3.86 sterren (3.86 sterren)

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sturlington (95): 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)

77
20,214 leden, 447 besprekingen
3.8 sterren (3.8 sterren)

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

78
12,993 leden, 729 besprekingen
3.78 sterren (3.78 sterren)

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sturlington (0): YA dystopia series

79
7,946 leden, 127 besprekingen
3.99 sterren (3.99 sterren)

Lijsten: NateK, PDE, sturlington, JoyKP, ShellyS

Afgewezen: ShelfMonkey

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

80
7,943 leden, 93 besprekingen
3.82 sterren (3.82 sterren)
81
7,243 leden, 215 besprekingen
3.77 sterren (3.77 sterren)

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sturlington (0): Sequel to Pretties.

82
6,222 leden, 72 besprekingen
3.74 sterren (3.74 sterren)
83
5,727 leden, 293 besprekingen
4.21 sterren (4.21 sterren)

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sturlington (0): DNF

84
5,236 leden, 382 besprekingen
4.02 sterren (4.02 sterren)

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sturlington (0): YA dystopia inspired by 1984.

85
4,753 leden, 425 besprekingen
3.78 sterren (3.78 sterren)

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sturlington (140): YA dystopia. Technology implants.

86
4,524 leden, 355 besprekingen
4.01 sterren (4.01 sterren)
87
4,337 leden, 167 besprekingen
3.97 sterren (3.97 sterren)

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sturlington (20): Vampire/zombie apocalypse.

88
4,329 leden, 271 besprekingen
3.83 sterren (3.83 sterren)

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sturlington (81): The last section takes place in a dystopian post-climate change world.

89
3,941 leden, 63 besprekingen
3.9 sterren (3.9 sterren)

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sturlington (107): Futuristic dystopia. Environmental degradation of Earth. Miserable Martian colonies.

90
3,747 leden, 254 besprekingen
4.08 sterren (4.08 sterren)
91
3,437 leden, 240 besprekingen
3.89 sterren (3.89 sterren)

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sturlington (132): One by one, use of different letters of the alphabet is outlawed in a fictional island country.

92
3,361 leden, 61 besprekingen
3.61 sterren (3.61 sterren)

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sturlington (141): Televised survival contests in futuristic dystopia. One of The Bachman books.

93
3,292 leden, 110 besprekingen
3.94 sterren (3.94 sterren)

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sturlington (48): Classic post-apocalyptic novel. One of the few survivors of a plague attempts to rebuild society but instead must watch it erode to a primitive state.… (meer)

94
2,538 leden, 230 besprekingen
3.84 sterren (3.84 sterren)

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sturlington (80): People start seeing something that causes them to go violently insane.

95
2,507 leden, 203 besprekingen
3.95 sterren (3.95 sterren)

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sturlington (0): Post-apocalyptic. DNF

96
2,443 leden, 70 besprekingen
3.79 sterren (3.79 sterren)

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sturlington (133): Satirical dystopia. Evolved apes, de-evolved people.

97
1,858 leden, 175 besprekingen
3.82 sterren (3.82 sterren)

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

98
1,651 leden, 77 besprekingen
3.83 sterren (3.83 sterren)

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

99
1,496 leden, 83 besprekingen
3.77 sterren (3.77 sterren)

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sturlington (79): Dystopian future in which outlawing of fossil fuels has sparked a second American Civil War.

100
1,474 leden, 108 besprekingen
3.91 sterren (3.91 sterren)

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sturlington (134): WWII alternate history in which England goes fascist. First in a trilogy.

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