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The Year of The Flood (the Maddaddam Trilogy)
The long-awaited new novel from Margaret Atwood. The Year of the Flood is a dystopic masterpiece and a testament to her visionary power. The times and species have been changing at a rapid rate, and the social compact is wearing as thin as environmental stability. Adam One, the kindly leader of the god's gardeners-a religion devoted to the melding of science and religion, as well as the preservation of all plant and animal life-has long predicted a natural disaster that will alter earth as we know it. now it has occurred, obliterating most human life. Two women have survived: Ren, a young trapeze dancer locked inside the high-end sex club scales and tails, and Toby, a god's gardener barricaded inside a luxurious spa where many of the treatments are edible.have others survived? Ren's bioartist friend Amanda? Zeb, her eco-fighter stepfather? her onetime lover, Jimmy? or the murderous painballers, survivors of the mutual-elimination painball...
December 31, 2009