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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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44,991 leden, 880 besprekingen
4.03 sterren (4.03 sterren)

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

2
35,346 leden, 1,022 besprekingen
4.11 sterren (4.11 sterren)

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

3
46,652 leden, 657 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
69,535 leden, 1,136 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
50,385 leden, 753 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
42,449 leden, 670 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
33,348 leden, 1,472 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
30,211 leden, 1,325 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
15,235 leden, 491 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
3,432 leden, 68 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
8,194 leden, 636 besprekingen
4.09 sterren (4.09 sterren)

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

12
22,622 leden, 351 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
16,574 leden, 432 besprekingen
3.95 sterren (3.95 sterren)

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

14
15,466 leden, 305 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.

15
10,176 leden, 280 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)

16
40,039 leden, 1,703 besprekingen
4.18 sterren (4.18 sterren)

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sturlington (119): Sequel to The Hunger Games.

17
8,817 leden, 220 besprekingen
4.14 sterren (4.14 sterren)

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sturlington (46): False utopia/anarchism.

18
5,492 leden, 172 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)

19
53,272 leden, 3,323 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.

20
36,205 leden, 984 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.

21
19,861 leden, 258 besprekingen
4.11 sterren (4.11 sterren)

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sturlington (42): Satirical apocalyptic novel.

22
11,610 leden, 307 besprekingen
3.68 sterren (3.68 sterren)

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

23
6,369 leden, 183 besprekingen
3.99 sterren (3.99 sterren)

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

24
36,249 leden, 1,645 besprekingen
3.92 sterren (3.92 sterren)

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sturlington (120): Sequel to Catching Fire.

25
2,874 leden, 146 besprekingen
3.94 sterren (3.94 sterren)

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

26
20,228 leden, 326 besprekingen
3.92 sterren (3.92 sterren)

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sturlington (25): Classic cyberpunk. Required reading.

27
19,799 leden, 868 besprekingen
3.82 sterren (3.82 sterren)

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

28
12,188 leden, 622 besprekingen
3.91 sterren (3.91 sterren)

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

29
8,107 leden, 587 besprekingen
3.88 sterren (3.88 sterren)

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

30
5,184 leden, 323 besprekingen
4.1 sterren (4.1 sterren)

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

31
4,293 leden, 159 besprekingen
3.85 sterren (3.85 sterren)

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

32
17,848 leden, 349 besprekingen
4.11 sterren (4.11 sterren)

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

33
14,317 leden, 274 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.

34
8,807 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.

35
7,080 leden, 191 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.

36
6,458 leden, 343 besprekingen
3.92 sterren (3.92 sterren)

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sturlington (58): Sequel to Oryx and Crake.

37
5,095 leden, 192 besprekingen
3.57 sterren (3.57 sterren)

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

38
2,951 leden, 141 besprekingen
3.85 sterren (3.85 sterren)

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sturlington (28): Sequel to The Passage.

39
19,467 leden, 1,352 besprekingen
4.01 sterren (4.01 sterren)

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

40
4,004 leden, 104 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.

41
2,578 leden, 73 besprekingen
4.06 sterren (4.06 sterren)

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

42
16,975 leden, 463 besprekingen
4.32 sterren (4.32 sterren)

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

43
13,188 leden, 657 besprekingen
3.99 sterren (3.99 sterren)

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sturlington (115): Zombie apocalypse.

44
5,399 leden, 272 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.

45
3,211 leden, 202 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.

46
2,596 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.

47
2,588 leden, 88 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.

48
29,449 leden, 692 besprekingen
4.25 sterren (4.25 sterren)

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

49
15,573 leden, 636 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)

50
11,386 leden, 356 besprekingen
4.07 sterren (4.07 sterren)

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

51
9,829 leden, 417 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.

52
9,182 leden, 181 besprekingen
4.17 sterren (4.17 sterren)

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

53
4,354 leden, 105 besprekingen
3.98 sterren (3.98 sterren)

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

54
4,311 leden, 136 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)

55
3,737 leden, 78 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)

56
2,395 leden, 201 besprekingen
3.94 sterren (3.94 sterren)

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sturlington (245): Post-apocalyptic. DNF

57
2,267 leden, 59 besprekingen
3.44 sterren (3.44 sterren)

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

58
2,059 leden, 133 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.

59
1,942 leden, 50 besprekingen
4.07 sterren (4.07 sterren)

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

60
1,575 leden, 58 besprekingen
3.84 sterren (3.84 sterren)

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

61
1,435 leden, 86 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.

62
1,384 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.

63
1,183 leden, 21 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.

64
934 leden, 105 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.

65
19,485 leden, 435 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.

66
15,185 leden, 275 besprekingen
3.75 sterren (3.75 sterren)

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

67
13,917 leden, 1,077 besprekingen
4.09 sterren (4.09 sterren)

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

68
10,809 leden, 683 besprekingen
4.21 sterren (4.21 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.

69
8,228 leden, 273 besprekingen
3.83 sterren (3.83 sterren)

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sturlington (0): Sequel to Uglies.

70
8,159 leden, 219 besprekingen
4.03 sterren (4.03 sterren)

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sturlington (18): Futuristic dystopia; perpetual war.

71
6,536 leden, 46 besprekingen
3.79 sterren (3.79 sterren)

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sturlington (240): Sequel to Count Zero.

72
5,575 leden, 98 besprekingen
3.94 sterren (3.94 sterren)

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

73
5,002 leden, 274 besprekingen
4.22 sterren (4.22 sterren)

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sturlington (196): DNF

74
4,089 leden, 340 besprekingen
4.01 sterren (4.01 sterren)

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sturlington (215): Zombie apocalypse

75
3,846 leden, 61 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)

76
3,644 leden, 255 besprekingen
4.09 sterren (4.09 sterren)

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sturlington (182): First of a series.

77
1,863 leden, 46 besprekingen
3.48 sterren (3.48 sterren)

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

78
1,070 leden, 90 besprekingen
3.61 sterren (3.61 sterren)
79
594 leden, 20 besprekingen
4.17 sterren (4.17 sterren)
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383 leden, 16 besprekingen
3.87 sterren (3.87 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)

81
12,145 leden, 711 besprekingen
3.78 sterren (3.78 sterren)

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sturlington (0): YA dystopia series

82
7,627 leden, 122 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.

83
6,993 leden, 213 besprekingen
3.77 sterren (3.77 sterren)

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sturlington (0): Sequel to Pretties.

85
6,067 leden, 72 besprekingen
3.74 sterren (3.74 sterren)
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5,343 leden, 159 besprekingen
4.02 sterren (4.02 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.

87
5,337 leden, 329 besprekingen
3.98 sterren (3.98 sterren)
88
4,758 leden, 376 besprekingen
3.36 sterren (3.36 sterren)

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sturlington (88): Technological dystopia. Social networks, loss of privacy, corporate culture.

89
4,627 leden, 422 besprekingen
3.78 sterren (3.78 sterren)

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sturlington (141): YA dystopia. Technology implants.

90
4,215 leden, 164 besprekingen
3.97 sterren (3.97 sterren)

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sturlington (20): Vampire/zombie apocalypse.

91
4,099 leden, 265 besprekingen
3.82 sterren (3.82 sterren)

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sturlington (82): The last section takes place in a dystopian post-climate change world.

92
3,820 leden, 60 besprekingen
3.89 sterren (3.89 sterren)

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sturlington (108): Futuristic dystopia. Environmental degradation of Earth. Miserable Martian colonies.

93
3,779 leden, 69 besprekingen
3.79 sterren (3.79 sterren)
94
3,453 leden, 146 besprekingen
3.97 sterren (3.97 sterren)
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3,207 leden, 58 besprekingen
3.6 sterren (3.6 sterren)

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sturlington (142): Televised survival contests in futuristic dystopia. One of The Bachman books.

96
3,184 leden, 106 besprekingen
3.93 sterren (3.93 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)

97
3,114 leden, 166 besprekingen
3.59 sterren (3.59 sterren)

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sturlington (217): DNF

98
2,905 leden, 257 besprekingen
3.87 sterren (3.87 sterren)

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youthfulzombie (4): Awesome post-apocalyptic zombies

sturlington (198): Zombie apocalypse. DNF

99
2,816 leden, 42 besprekingen
3.92 sterren (3.92 sterren)

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sturlington (246): Overpopulation dystopia. DNF

100
2,704 leden, 126 besprekingen
3.44 sterren (3.44 sterren)

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sturlington (218): Mass consumerism satirical dystopia. Abandoned.

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