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Charlene Morris | 1213 comments Mod
The book is broken into three volumes. So Volume 1 in my copy is chapters 1 through 11.

Volume 1 discussion.


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Anastasia Kinderman | 654 comments Mod
I plan on reading along but most of my contributions will probably be mid-month.


Charlene Morris | 1213 comments Mod
I started it on January 1, and am slowly coming along.


Charlene Morris | 1213 comments Mod
I just finished Volume 1 last night. I am not sure how the introduction will fit in with the story yet. In fact as of now, I am not sure how it is post apocalyptic science fiction.

As of now, the main character impressions I got from Volume 1.

Lionel Verney- seen as uncivilized and student of Adrian

Perdita- seems to be the only character that changes (maybe grows up is the better term to use).

Idris- not much yet, used more as a "idol" for Lionel, as of Volume 1 she didn't' seem to add much to the story

Adrian- idealistic scholar

Raymond- self centered and manipulative


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☯Emily  Ginder | 1209 comments Mod
Charlene wrote: "Article from Smithsonian

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-..."


Interesting that the book was rejected because she was a woman.


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