Post Apocalyptic

Post-apocalyptic fiction is set in a world or civilization after such a disaster. The time frame may be immediately after the catastrophe, focusing on the travails or psychology of survivors, or considerably later, often including the theme that the existence of pre-catastrophe civilization has been forgotten (or mythologized). Post-apocalyptic stories often take place in an agrarian, non-technological future world, or a world where only scattered elements of technology remain. There is a considerable degree of blurring between this form of science fiction and that which deals with dystopias.

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New Releases Tagged "Post Apocalyptic"

Survivor Song
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Survivor Song
The Second Sleep
Pandemic (The Extinction Files, #1)
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Children of Time (Children of Time #1)
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The Road
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The Stand
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Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1)
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1)
The Maze Runner (The Maze Runner, #1)
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
The Girl With All the Gifts (The Girl With All the Gifts, #1)

…I wonder what actually this hospital is, why I am in it and who I am. I have no time to find out. I die, with my arms stretched towards the spotlights. Then whiteness. My body is still there somewhere… Buried in the extremely bright lights of empty hope.
Alexandar Tomov, Future Gone

Richard Matheson
He stood there for a moment looking around the silent room, shaking his head slowly. All these books, he thought, the residue of a planet's intellect, the scrapings of futile minds, the leftovers, the potpourri of artifacts that had no power to save men from perishing.
Richard Matheson, I Am Legend

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