Wool, Volume 1

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Century, 2013 - Choice - 563 pages

'The next Hunger Games' The Sunday Times

e~Well written, tense, and immensely satisfying, Wool will be considered a classic for many years in the future.e(tm) WIRED

'Thrilling, thought-provoking and memorable ... one of dystopian fiction's masterpieces alongside the likes of 1984 and Brave New World.' Daily Express

'Howey's Wool is an epic feat of imagination. You will live in this world.' Justin Cronin

'Wool is frightening, fascinating, and addictive. In one word, terrific.' Kathy Reichs

In a ruined and hostile landscape, in a future few have been unlucky enough to survive, a community exists in a giant underground silo.

Inside, men and women live an enclosed life full of rules and regulations, of secrets and lies.

To live, you must follow the rules. But some don't. These are the dangerous ones; these are the people who dare to hope and dream, and who infect others with their optimism.

Their punishment is simple and deadly. They are allowed outside.

Jules is one of these people. She may well be the last.

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User Review  - twinkley - LibraryThing

This was a slow burner of a book. It was interesting enough for me to continue after the first section but I kept expecting things to move faster and it would but then it would slow down again ... Read full review

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User Review  - Meg416 - LibraryThing

Amazing book that's absolutely heartbreaking at times. Hugh Howey builds such a vivid world that I felt like I was there. I couldn't put my Kindle down. About to start Shift, the next book in the trilogy (followed by book #3, Dust, released this fall). Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Hugh Howey spent eight years living on boats and working as a yacht captain for the rich and famous. It wasn't until the love of his life carried him away from these vagabond ways that he began to pursue literary adventures, rather than literal ones.

Hugh wrote and self-published his first young adult novel, Molly Fyde and the Parsona Rescue. The Molly Fyde series won rave reviews and praise from readers but it was the release of Wool that made his career take off.

Hugh lives in Jupiter, Florida with his wife Amber and their dog Bella.

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