Immobility

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Macmillan, Apr 10, 2012 - Fiction - 256 pages
24 Reviews

When you open your eyes things already seem to be happening without you. You don't know who you are and you don't remember where you've been. You know the world has changed, that a catastrophe has destroyed what used to exist before, but you can't remember exactly what did exist before. And you're paralyzed from the waist down apparently, but you don't remember that either.

A man claiming to be your friend tells you your services are required. Something crucial has been stolen, but what he tells you about it doesn't quite add up. You've got to get it back or something bad is going to happen. And you've got to get it back fast, so they can freeze you again before your own time runs out.

Before you know it, you're being carried through a ruined landscape on the backs of two men in hazard suits who don't seem anything like you at all, heading toward something you don't understand that may well end up being the death of you.

Welcome to the life of Josef Horkai….

  

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Evenson's prose is robust. - Goodreads
Good plot, lots of apocalyptic action. - Goodreads
It's really the ending that does it. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Charles Dee Mitchell - Goodreads

I cannot read post-nuclear-apocalyptic stores without imaging the landscapes from the long run of low-budget Mad Max variations the lasted through the 1980's. Evanson doesn't stray too far from the ... Read full review

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Listened 5/29/14 - 6/2/14 5 Stars - Highly Recommended / The Next Best (Audio)Book - A kickass audiobook if ever there was one / Get yer Post Apoc fix on now, Biatches. 6 1/2 hours audio download ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
13
Section 2
17
Section 3
23
Section 4
31
Section 5
38
Section 6
47
Section 7
58
Section 8
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
166
Section 22
180
Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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About the author (2012)

Brian Evenson has written several works of fiction, including The Wavering Knife, for which he was awarded IHG Award for best story collection, and The Open Curtain, an Edgar Award finalist. His most recent novel, Last Days, won the ALA award for Best Horror Novel of 2009 and was on Time Out New York 's list of top books of 2009. Evenson is the director of Brown University's Literary Arts Program and is the recipient of an O. Henry Prize and an NEA fellowship. He has also written Dead Space novels under the name B. K. Evenson.

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