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Dystopian and Apocalyptic Literature

Descripció: This is my preset list of dystopian literature, which includes apocalyptic literature, for the purposes of this list. Feel free to vote up your recommendations and thumbs down books that are not worth reading. Keywords: dystopia, apocalypse

Membres: 68 membres participants (mostra-les totes)

Llista de tots els membres: [1] 2 3 4Ordena: Valoració | Títol | Autor | Data
1
46,617 membres, 907 ressenyes
4.02 estrelles (4.02 estrelles)

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sturlington (49): Futuristic philosophical dystopia. Loss of freedom of speech, mass consumerism, totalitarianism and extreme censorship. Required reading.

2
71,648 membres, 1,163 ressenyes
4.23 estrelles (4.23 estrelles)

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sturlington (37): Classic political dystopia. Mass surveillance, propaganda, historical deletion, mind control, and extreme totalitarianism. Required reading.

3
48,184 membres, 688 ressenyes
3.95 estrelles (3.95 estrelles)

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sturlington (40): Classic dystopia and counterpoint to 1984. Genetic engineering, mass consumerism, mind control, totalitarianism. Required reading.

4
36,743 membres, 1,055 ressenyes
4.11 estrelles (4.11 estrelles)

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sturlington (50): Classic feminist dystopia. Totalitarianism, infertility, theocracy. Required reading.

5
51,591 membres, 779 ressenyes
3.99 estrelles (3.99 estrelles)

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sturlington (39): Political/satirical allegory with animal characters. Propaganda and totalitarianism. Required reading.

6
43,843 membres, 690 ressenyes
3.71 estrelles (3.71 estrelles)

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sturlington (22): Allegorical dystopia. Castaway boys on an uninhabited island regress to savagery.

7
34,370 membres, 1,490 ressenyes
4.17 estrelles (4.17 estrelles)

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sturlington (115): Classic example of a children's dystopia, one of the few on this list.

8
30,872 membres, 1,344 ressenyes
4.06 estrelles (4.06 estrelles)

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sturlington (60): Post-apocalyptic. A man and his son wander through a desolated landscape of ashes, eking out their survival from the little that's left remaining, while trying to get... well, nowhere in particular, really.… (més)

9
15,616 membres, 502 ressenyes
3.95 estrelles (3.95 estrelles)

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sturlington (57): Futuristic biopunk dystopia leading to an apocalypse. First of a trilogy.

10
3,591 membres, 69 ressenyes
4.28 estrelles (4.28 estrelles)

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sturlington (61): Biblical apocalypse, epidemic of human-engineered virus, showdown between good and evil.

11
17,192 membres, 443 ressenyes
3.95 estrelles (3.95 estrelles)

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sturlington (47): Philosophical futuristic dystopia. Environmental degradation, androids, existentialism.

12
16,103 membres, 317 ressenyes
3.73 estrelles (3.73 estrelles)

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sturlington (33): Classic time travel novel. Far future dystopia in which humanity has de-evolved; also dying Earth. Required reading.

13
23,439 membres, 359 ressenyes
3.99 estrelles (3.99 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (45): Classic futuristic dystopia written in fictional dialect. Mind control, extreme violence. Required reading.

14
10,495 membres, 286 ressenyes
3.95 estrelles (3.95 estrelles)

Explicacions:

Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): I've tried to read this several times and just can't get past the monk wandering around in the desert digging holes. *yawn*

sturlington (41): Post-apocalyptic theological novel. Six hundred years after the Simplification -- total nuclear annihilation -- a cloister of monks in Utah preserve the little that remains of the world's knowledge, and wonder whether mankind is perpetually doomed to destroy itself.… (més)

15
8,942 membres, 680 ressenyes
4.1 estrelles (4.1 estrelles)

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sturlington (62): Flu pandemic wipes out most of the population.

16
41,423 membres, 1,716 ressenyes
4.18 estrelles (4.18 estrelles)

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sturlington (118): Sequel to The Hunger Games.

17
20,343 membres, 264 ressenyes
4.1 estrelles (4.1 estrelles)

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sturlington (42): Satirical apocalyptic novel.

18
12,098 membres, 316 ressenyes
3.68 estrelles (3.68 estrelles)

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sturlington (23): WWII alternate history dystopia. Fascist US.

19
9,297 membres, 232 ressenyes
4.15 estrelles (4.15 estrelles)

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skid0612 (0): Wonderful book, not a dystopia

sturlington (46): False utopia/anarchism.

20
6,132 membres, 181 ressenyes
4.05 estrelles (4.05 estrelles)

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sturlington (55): Feminist dystopia. Society has completely collapsed, and a young woman is driven from her home after her neighborhood is burned and her family murdered. Despite the violence and hopelessness that surrounds her, she is determined to spread her spiritual message.… (més)

21
4,439 membres, 163 ressenyes
3.85 estrelles (3.85 estrelles)

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sturlington (101): Classic "pre-apocalyptic" novel. Nuclear devastation.

22
55,037 membres, 3,343 ressenyes
4.32 estrelles (4.32 estrelles)

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Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): "We're in a battle for our lives so why don't we go in this cave and make out for awhile?" *eyeroll*

sturlington (117): Televised survival contests. Post-apocalyptic future America. Probably the best of the recent YA dystopias.

23
37,188 membres, 998 ressenyes
4.31 estrelles (4.31 estrelles)

Explicacions:

Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): Homophobic and misogynistic.

sturlington (116): Futuristic military SF with dystopian themes. Child soldiers versus aliens. First in a series.

24
20,330 membres, 886 ressenyes
3.81 estrelles (3.81 estrelles)

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sturlington (26): Alternate history dystopia. Cloning and organ harvesting.

25
7,385 membres, 198 ressenyes
3.85 estrelles (3.85 estrelles)

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sturlington (63): Classic precursor to 1984. Required reading for serious fans of dystopian lit.

26
6,655 membres, 188 ressenyes
3.98 estrelles (3.98 estrelles)

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sturlington (11): Apocalyptic "cozy catastrophe". Blindness epidemic and man-eating plants.

27
37,622 membres, 1,662 ressenyes
3.91 estrelles (3.91 estrelles)

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sturlington (119): Sequel to Catching Fire.

28
20,891 membres, 337 ressenyes
3.92 estrelles (3.92 estrelles)

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sturlington (25): Classic cyberpunk. Required reading.

29
14,852 membres, 288 ressenyes
4.05 estrelles (4.05 estrelles)

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sturlington (24): Human colonization of Mars, during which there is a nuclear war on Earth.

30
3,028 membres, 148 ressenyes
3.94 estrelles (3.94 estrelles)

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sturlington (59): Sequel to The Year of the Flood.

31
12,683 membres, 624 ressenyes
3.91 estrelles (3.91 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (121): YA dystopia. Conformity, personal appearance. First of a series.

32
9,107 membres, 208 ressenyes
3.93 estrelles (3.93 estrelles)

Explicacions:

aulsmith (0): Clarke didn't mean this to be dystopian, just a sad evolutionary farewell.

sturlington (122): False utopia. Alien invasion, transhumanism.

33
8,502 membres, 598 ressenyes
3.89 estrelles (3.89 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (27): Vampire apocalypse. First in a trilogy.

34
5,503 membres, 325 ressenyes
4.09 estrelles (4.09 estrelles)

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sturlington (120): Future subterranean totalitarian society. Post-apocalyptic--environmental destruction.

35
18,407 membres, 358 ressenyes
4.1 estrelles (4.1 estrelles)

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sturlington (31): Cyberpunk (or post-cyberpunk).

36
5,257 membres, 191 ressenyes
3.57 estrelles (3.57 estrelles)

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sturlington (43): Futuristic dystopia/apocalyptic novel. Male infertility, human extinction, dictatorship. Christian allegory.

37
3,091 membres, 151 ressenyes
3.84 estrelles (3.84 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (28): Sequel to The Passage.

38
20,539 membres, 1,370 ressenyes
4 estrelles (4 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (0): YA dystopia. Conformity, totalitarianism. First of a trilogy.

39
11,732 membres, 364 ressenyes
4.07 estrelles (4.07 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (130): Apocalyptic allegory. Blindness epidemic, extreme regression of civilization.

40
6,631 membres, 346 ressenyes
3.92 estrelles (3.92 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (58): Sequel to Oryx and Crake.

41
4,137 membres, 108 ressenyes
3.91 estrelles (3.91 estrelles)

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sturlington (44): Post-apocalyptic dystopia. Evolution of humanity, development of telepathic powers, theological themes. YA audience.

42
2,769 membres, 80 ressenyes
4.05 estrelles (4.05 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (56): Sequel to Parable of the Sower.

43
2,685 membres, 76 ressenyes
3.61 estrelles (3.61 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (123): Feminist dystopia in which suburban housewives are replaced with robot versions of themselves by their husbands.

44
17,479 membres, 471 ressenyes
4.32 estrelles (4.32 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (124): Alternate history with superheroes. Dystopian and apocalyptic themes.

45
16,012 membres, 644 ressenyes
4.1 estrelles (4.1 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (7): This novel takes place in many different time periods, one of which is a mega-corporation dystopia with cloning, and another is a post-apocalyptic scenario featuring a fictional dialect.… (més)

46
13,869 membres, 674 ressenyes
3.99 estrelles (3.99 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (114): Zombie apocalypse.

47
10,219 membres, 425 ressenyes
3.82 estrelles (3.82 estrelles)

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sturlington (34): A mysterious dome encloses a small town and civilization regresses quickly. Strong apocalyptic themes.

48
5,590 membres, 276 ressenyes
3.76 estrelles (3.76 estrelles)

Explicacions:

Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): RapeX1000. *shudder*

sturlington (112): Futuristic biopunk dystopia. Climate change and genetic engineering.

49
3,541 membres, 214 ressenyes
3.78 estrelles (3.78 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (102): Feminist dystopia in which women gain the power to kill with electrical shocks. Reverse gender roles.

50
2,784 membres, 100 ressenyes
4.03 estrelles (4.03 estrelles)

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sturlington (8): Far future following an apocalypse; first contact with advanced alien species. First in a trilogy.

51
2,329 membres, 64 ressenyes
3.45 estrelles (3.45 estrelles)

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sturlington (98): A utopian all-female society.

52
1,632 membres, 61 ressenyes
3.82 estrelles (3.82 estrelles)

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sturlington (127): Post-apocalyptic novel. Cloning, loss of individuality.

53
1,415 membres, 46 ressenyes
3.87 estrelles (3.87 estrelles)

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sturlington (99): Feminist post-apocalyptic fiction. Regression of civilization, return to the wilderness.

54
966 membres, 105 ressenyes
3.77 estrelles (3.77 estrelles)

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sturlington (137): Futuristic dystopia. Organ harvesting, euthanasia of the aged and non-productive members of society.

55
30,514 membres, 719 ressenyes
4.26 estrelles (4.26 estrelles)

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sturlington (19): Comic apocalyptic novel that takes the biblical rapture as its premise.

56
15,806 membres, 283 ressenyes
3.75 estrelles (3.75 estrelles)

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sturlington (35): Martian invasion with a strong apocalyptic tone.

57
14,876 membres, 1,128 ressenyes
4.09 estrelles (4.09 estrelles)

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sturlington (131): Futuristic dystopia: overcrowding and escape to virtual reality. Video game-like narrative.

58
11,383 membres, 697 ressenyes
4.2 estrelles (4.2 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (1): Time travel and alternate history. Dystopia is only at the very end, as a result of changes to the timestream.

59
4,577 membres, 106 ressenyes
3.99 estrelles (3.99 estrelles)

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sturlington (128): Futuristic dystopia. Survival contests. One of The Bachman Books.

60
4,439 membres, 138 ressenyes
3.98 estrelles (3.98 estrelles)

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sturlington (38): Classic post-nuclear war apocalyptic fiction. The residents of a small Florida town, having been alerted just prior to an all-out nuclear war, must struggle with the vagaries of small-town politics after the apocalypse.… (més)

61
3,817 membres, 81 ressenyes
3.74 estrelles (3.74 estrelles)

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sturlington (126): Post-apocalyptic. When the end of America comes, what is the one thing that can bring us back from the brink of complete anarchy? That's right: the U.S. Postal Service.… (més)

62
2,170 membres, 134 ressenyes
3.39 estrelles (3.39 estrelles)

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sturlington (97): Satirical dystopia in which people volunteer to live in a closed community where they must spend every other month in prison.

63
1,979 membres, 50 ressenyes
4.06 estrelles (4.06 estrelles)

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sturlington (94): Feminist false utopia. Post-apocalyptic matriarchal society.

64
1,924 membres, 48 ressenyes
3.49 estrelles (3.49 estrelles)

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sturlington (17): Feminist spec fiction set in 4 alternate universes, two of which could be considered dystopias.

65
1,514 membres, 88 ressenyes
3.84 estrelles (3.84 estrelles)

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sturlington (109): Climate change leads to drought, collapse, and violent clashes over water in the Southwest.

66
1,261 membres, 21 ressenyes
4.08 estrelles (4.08 estrelles)

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sturlington (36): Collection of three novels. Two are set on alien planets. One is far-future post-apocalyptic Earth following an alien invasion.

67
9,554 membres, 184 ressenyes
4.16 estrelles (4.16 estrelles)
68
8,483 membres, 227 ressenyes
4.03 estrelles (4.03 estrelles)

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sturlington (18): Futuristic dystopia; perpetual war.

69
8,452 membres, 275 ressenyes
3.83 estrelles (3.83 estrelles)

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sturlington (0): Sequel to Uglies.

70
7,250 membres, 82 ressenyes
3.77 estrelles (3.77 estrelles)
71
6,684 membres, 50 ressenyes
3.79 estrelles (3.79 estrelles)

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sturlington (182): Sequel to Count Zero.

72
5,724 membres, 103 ressenyes
3.94 estrelles (3.94 estrelles)

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sturlington (125): Alien civilization that experiences cyclical apocalypses.

73
5,012 membres, 386 ressenyes
3.37 estrelles (3.37 estrelles)

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sturlington (87): Technological dystopia. Social networks, loss of privacy, corporate culture.

74
3,934 membres, 62 ressenyes
3.92 estrelles (3.92 estrelles)

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sturlington (129): A comet has slammed into the Earth, destroying all governing structures, and within weeks all of the survivors have reverted to feudalism, cannibalism and worse. Fun times.… (més)

75
2,319 membres, 46 ressenyes
3.92 estrelles (3.92 estrelles)

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sturlington (113): A future anarchist utopia presented in contrast with present-day and (briefly) an alternate future dystopia.

76
393 membres, 16 ressenyes
3.86 estrelles (3.86 estrelles)

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sturlington (95): Post-nuclear war. Once the apocalypse is over with, two women survive on a farm on the Oregon coast while trying to preserve the remainder of mankind's knowledge and sparring with the ultra-Christian religious cult down the beach.… (més)

77
20,192 membres, 441 ressenyes
3.8 estrelles (3.8 estrelles)

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sturlington (14): Post-apocalyptic alternate universe. Mix of western, horror and science fiction. First in a series.

78
12,808 membres, 724 ressenyes
3.78 estrelles (3.78 estrelles)

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sturlington (0): YA dystopia series

79
7,959 membres, 127 ressenyes
3.99 estrelles (3.99 estrelles)

Llistes: NateK, PDE, sturlington, JoyKP, ShellyS

Polzes avall: ShelfMonkey

Explicacions:

sturlington (21): Short stories, several of which have apocalyptic and dystopian themes.

80
7,870 membres, 93 ressenyes
3.83 estrelles (3.83 estrelles)
81
7,204 membres, 215 ressenyes
3.77 estrelles (3.77 estrelles)

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sturlington (0): Sequel to Pretties.

82
6,198 membres, 72 ressenyes
3.74 estrelles (3.74 estrelles)
83
5,635 membres, 288 ressenyes
4.21 estrelles (4.21 estrelles)

Explicacions:

sturlington (0): DNF

84
5,224 membres, 382 ressenyes
4.02 estrelles (4.02 estrelles)

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sturlington (0): YA dystopia inspired by 1984.

85
4,777 membres, 424 ressenyes
3.78 estrelles (3.78 estrelles)

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sturlington (140): YA dystopia. Technology implants.

86
4,461 membres, 354 ressenyes
4.01 estrelles (4.01 estrelles)
87
4,320 membres, 167 ressenyes
3.97 estrelles (3.97 estrelles)

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sturlington (20): Vampire/zombie apocalypse.

88
4,319 membres, 271 ressenyes
3.82 estrelles (3.82 estrelles)

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sturlington (81): The last section takes place in a dystopian post-climate change world.

89
3,930 membres, 63 ressenyes
3.9 estrelles (3.9 estrelles)

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sturlington (107): Futuristic dystopia. Environmental degradation of Earth. Miserable Martian colonies.

90
3,739 membres, 254 ressenyes
4.08 estrelles (4.08 estrelles)
91
3,421 membres, 240 ressenyes
3.88 estrelles (3.88 estrelles)

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sturlington (132): One by one, use of different letters of the alphabet is outlawed in a fictional island country.

92
3,349 membres, 60 ressenyes
3.6 estrelles (3.6 estrelles)

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sturlington (141): Televised survival contests in futuristic dystopia. One of The Bachman books.

93
3,280 membres, 109 ressenyes
3.94 estrelles (3.94 estrelles)

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sturlington (48): Classic post-apocalyptic novel. One of the few survivors of a plague attempts to rebuild society but instead must watch it erode to a primitive state.… (més)

94
2,498 membres, 228 ressenyes
3.84 estrelles (3.84 estrelles)

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sturlington (80): People start seeing something that causes them to go violently insane.

95
2,493 membres, 202 ressenyes
3.94 estrelles (3.94 estrelles)

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sturlington (0): Post-apocalyptic. DNF

96
2,427 membres, 69 ressenyes
3.79 estrelles (3.79 estrelles)

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sturlington (133): Satirical dystopia. Evolved apes, de-evolved people.

97
1,849 membres, 174 ressenyes
3.82 estrelles (3.82 estrelles)

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sturlington (51): Pre-apocalyptic. Imminent meteor impact causes social collapse. First in a trilogy.

98
1,628 membres, 77 ressenyes
3.83 estrelles (3.83 estrelles)

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sturlington (67): Post-apocalyptic dystopian city dominated by a genetically engineered giant bear.

99
1,481 membres, 82 ressenyes
3.77 estrelles (3.77 estrelles)

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sturlington (79): Dystopian future in which outlawing of fossil fuels has sparked a second American Civil War.

100
1,480 membres, 108 ressenyes
3.91 estrelles (3.91 estrelles)

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sturlington (134): WWII alternate history in which England goes fascist. First in a trilogy.

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