BOOK REVIEW: THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD BY MARGARET ATWOOD

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YEAR OF THE FLOOD

GENERAL INFORMATION

TITLE: THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD

AUTHOR: MARGARET ATWOOD

PAGES: 431

PUBLISHER: ORION BOOKS

YEAR: 2009

GENRE: SPECULATIVE FICTION

COVER TYPE: HARD BACK

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Year_of_the_Flood

www.margaretatwood.ca

BLURB FROM THE COVER

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 will alter Earth as we know it. Not it has occurred, obliterating most human life. Two women have survived: Ren, a young trapeze dancer locked in the high-end sex club where she works, and Toby, a former God’s Gardner who barricades herself inside a luxurious spa where many of the treatments are edible.

Have others survived? Ren’s bioartist friend…

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