From the Bookshelf of Apocalypse Whenever

Oryx and Crake
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April 1, 2011
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May 1, 2011

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brook
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Joanna
Jun 20, 2011 Joanna rated it really liked it
So, the full review. First the positives. Margaret Atwood's writing! She writes so elegantly, I kept wanting to highlight sections and I never highlight. The world and the story was amazing and felt very real, like there's a very real chance humanity could destroy itself in this way. However, I think in certain parts she went too far, like how far we (as a species) could dull ourselves to sex and violence. Others though, like the constant quest for beauty and perfection, the food, the splicing, ...more
Robert
Jan 20, 2014 Robert rated it really liked it
Excellent! Should have read sooner. Frightening kind of sci-fi that shows a 100% possible future. And we still have trouble with relationships. Oh, well.
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