The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker, #2)

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by Paolo Bacigalupi (Goodreads Author)

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George Scott It doesn't matter the order you read them. They are unrelated IMHO. Only one character is shared in the stories, and he has a small role in one of…moreIt doesn't matter the order you read them. They are unrelated IMHO. Only one character is shared in the stories, and he has a small role in one of them.

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Paula Kraft Multiple. You get to see Mahlia's, Mouse's, Tool's, the soldier boy's, their commanding officer's and more. In some cases you'll find a decision made…moreMultiple. You get to see Mahlia's, Mouse's, Tool's, the soldier boy's, their commanding officer's and more. In some cases you'll find a decision made by one to seem right and then questionable when you hear from another character.(less)
Hugh Dyment As Paula noted, they are stand alone books. However, the half-man Tool of Ship Breaker is a main character in Drowned Cities. We we learn much about…moreAs Paula noted, they are stand alone books. However, the half-man Tool of Ship Breaker is a main character in Drowned Cities. We we learn much about him, his past and how he came to be on the Gulf Coast.(less)
Scribal I don't understand this question. Do you mean dystopian perhaps?
ShipBreaker and Drowned Cities are set in a future after the collapse of the what…more
I don't understand this question. Do you mean dystopian perhaps?
ShipBreaker and Drowned Cities are set in a future after the collapse of the what Bacigalupi calls the Accelerated Age, the age of cheap and easy energy.(less)
George Scott No. It takes place in the same(ish) time as Ship Breaker, but a different place and different story.…moreNo. It takes place in the same(ish) time as Ship Breaker, but a different place and different story. (less)

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