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THE DROWNED CITIES

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

In the visceral and deeply affecting companion to the Printz Award-winning Ship Breaker, Bacigalupi returns to a dark, war-torn dystopian future in which severe climatic change and years of political upheaval have left the United States a bloodied and ravaged landscape.Bands of child soldiers roam from village to village, raping, pillaging and brutally murdering, all in the name of endless civil ... Read full review

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Slow start, great finish
Excellent work.

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More great dark future
Paolo Bacigalupi has done it again. He could write a dozen more books set in this energy-starved dark future of his and I would read them all. Gripping, well written, and occasionally quite thought provoking. What more could you want from a book?

Review: The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker #2)

User Review  - Westminster Library - Goodreads

This is one of the most horrifying books I've ever read; it affected me because it was true. It IS true. Not because the characters really existed, but because what happened to them is happening now ... Read full review

Review: The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker #2)

User Review  - Goodreads

This is one of the most horrifying books I've ever read; it affected me because it was true. It IS true. Not because the characters really existed, but because what happened to them is happening now ... Read full review

Review: The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker #2)

User Review  - Clouds - Goodreads

I've read 3 Bacigalupi books, and they've taken the maximum haul of 15 stars between them. Why do I love his work so much? It's hard to say. He's bleak as f#ck - but he's also quite, quite, brilliant ... Read full review

Review: The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker #2)

User Review  - Goodreads

I've read 3 Bacigalupi books, and they've taken the maximum haul of 15 stars between them. Why do I love his work so much? It's hard to say. He's bleak as f#ck - but he's also quite, quite, brilliant ... Read full review

Review: The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker #2)

User Review  - Giselle (Book Nerd Canada) - Goodreads

What does it mean when the one person you value most in the world is taken from you? You fight back of course. And that's what Mahlia does. Mahlia is so unbelievably stubborn. She just does what she ... Read full review

Review: The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker #2)

User Review  - Goodreads

What does it mean when the one person you value most in the world is taken from you? You fight back of course. And that's what Mahlia does. Mahlia is so unbelievably stubborn. She just does what she ... Read full review

Review: The Drowned Cities - Free Preview (The First 11 Chapters)

User Review  - Carlos Fajardo - Goodreads

Like Ship Breaker, a novel full of adventure, action and a powerful description of a world that might not be that far away in time. Read full review

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