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Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
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Dec 07, 09

Read in December, 2009, read count: 1

My brain made a mistake and thought that this was the reading for the post-apocalyptic book club. It wasn't, but I'm glad I read this anyway. It's an interesting speculation on what might happen if genetic engineering and pharmaceuticals go awry. It follows the life of the last non-modified man as he tries to scavenge from the ruins of a ruined society. I especially liked it because of the details about what would be left over in the months and years after a massive catastrophe. I also nearly referred to a wolvog in conversation as if they were real creatures, which I think is a testament to this book's effectiveness.

Definitely recommended.
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