The Last Ship: A Novel

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Ballantine Books, 1989 - Fiction - 616 pages
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The unimaginable horror of total nuclear war has been let loose upon the world, and only one ship, the Nathan James, with 152 men and 26 women aboard, has survived. Her captain narrates the electryfing story of this crew's voyage through the hell of nuclear winter, their search for survivial, and the fate of mankind when they find an uncontaminated paradise.
"Beautifully written...A magnificent book."

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Easy pace as the story builds. - Goodreads
interesting plot, terrible writing. - Goodreads
Post-apocalyptic; intense imagery. - Goodreads
Well read, but a bit hard to read at first. - Goodreads
I just couldn't tolerate this writing style. - Goodreads
Some reviewers find his prose tedious, but I did not. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ed Fay - Goodreads

Has very little to do with the TV show. The name of the ship may be all that's the same. An interesting story but very wordy. The author goes to great pains to show off his incredible knowledge of the English language--to the point of annoyance. Have a dictionary handy when reading the tale. Read full review

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User Review  - Lee Sargent - Goodreads

I really liked the concept and some of the ideas being presented but the writing style was a bit heavy and the references and descriptions of "the women" felt a little dated Read full review


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