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 - Aaron Gertler - Goodreads
I read this book in the middle of a post-apocalyptic phase. I think it holds up well against any other book in the genre. The writing is simple, and the characters are simpler, but Stewart crams an ... Read full review
Review: Earth AbidesUser Review - Rose - Goodreads
"Men go and come, the earth abides" Finished this book last night. Interesting take on a "what if" post-apocalyptic scenario. The book was written in 1949, so it's both semi-familiar and strange. Semi ... Read full review