A disease of unparalleled destructive force has sprung up almost simultaneously in every corner of the globe, all but destroying the human race. One survivor, strangely immune to the effects of the epidemic, ventures forward to experience a world without man. What he ultimately discovers will prove far more astonishing than anything he'd either dreaded or hoped for.
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Review: Earth AbidesUser Review - Conor Graham - Goodreads
Earth Abides is an interesting interpretation of the disaster genre. By taking an anthropological approach the author created a unique story. Sometimes the story lacked excitement but the lack of excitement were made up by the author's insights into many philosophical questions. Read full review
Review: Earth AbidesUser Review - Ralph Rotten - Goodreads
This was a classic book, and the inspiration for a number of memorable EOW books like The Stand, Silent Earth, Lucifers Hammer, Calizona, and Apocalypse Law, just to mention a few. What is truly ... Read full review