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After The Plague (Plague 99 #2)

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100 years after a man-made plague has destroyed the earth, the great-grandson of the original survivors sets out to find his great-grandmother's diary. Daniel has never been outside his community and what he finds on his journey alarms him. When he comes across a society ruled solely by women, where men are emasculated, everything he believes in is challenged.

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Paperback, 200 pages
Published December 1995 by Mammoth (first published 1992)
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Jan 06, 2015 Alexander Lowe rated it really liked it
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More then just a standard follow up to the apocalyptic original. Set 100 years in the future and following the descendants of the original book. The book explores the topics of government system, the relativism of civilization 'progress' and sexual dominance. I think one of the more interesting aspects is that a civilisation having only a horde of newspaper reports from the 1980s and limited books comes to the conclusion that all men do is rape and attack women. Consequently, they decide men nee ...more
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May 09, 2011 Jed Bradley rated it liked it
I decided to read this book because it had an interesting plot and storyline, that set it in the future aver a worldwide plague has killed most of the previous civiliseation.

This book went under the category a book written before I was born.

I liked the plot and storyline of this book because it is unique in the way Jean Ure has created this seemingly alternate world after the plauge, hence the title, where survivors try to bring back their own civilization with others.

I didn't like how some of t
Sep 01, 2010 Adele rated it it was ok
I'd forgotten i'd read this book. Just as well, Because i from what i remember, i was quite disappointed. i did not enjoy this book as much as the first book.
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Prolific English children and young adult author.

Had her first book published while still in high school, then studied theater at Webber-Douglas in London. Her most well-known work is the Point Crime novel Dance with Death. Others include Plague 99, After the Plague (previously "Come Lucky April"), Big Tom, Family Fan Club and Shrinking Violet, as well as the fantasy The Wizard In the Woods.

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“History was always about men. A strange and wasteful arrangement, to have had so many of them, when a few were all that was needed. No wonder the world had nearly destroyed itself.” 0 likes
“Bloody right I feel I’m entitled to express an opinion! What’s going on here is a crime against humanity! What the hell do these women think they’re playing at? Trying to rewrite history? Make it into her-story?” 0 likes
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