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The Castle Keeps

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The Shape of Chaos

The Andrews in their hilltop home had only ancient weapons to defend themselves from roving bands of ravagers...

The Caudills were protected in their sealed-up apartment building in the city--but stifled by the restraints of their artificial environment...
Paperback, Berkeley Medallion, 191 pages
Published July 30th 1972 by Berkley
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Bob Rust
Apr 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The Castle Keeps (1972) more ambitiously depicts through an acid examination of Survivalist shibboleths the violent disintegration of Western culture through Overpopulation and Pollution; survivors, who live in armored Keeps, keep the world at bay.
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Andrew Jefferson Offutt was an American science fiction and fantasy author. He wrote as Andrew J. Offutt, A.J. Offutt, and Andy Offut. His normal byline, andrew j. offutt, had his name in all lower-case letters. His son is the author Chris Offutt.

Offutt began publishing in 1954 with the story And Gone Tomorrow in If. Despite this early sale, he didn't consider his professional life to have begun
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