Oryx and Crake
A NovelBook - 2004 | 1st Anchor Books ed
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KCLSAmanda Dec 22, 2020
Also in our collection as an eBook: https://kcls.overdrive.com/media/52928
KCLSSuzannah Sep 30, 2020
For me, this was the best of the trilogy. It kept me reading, even though I was tired and I never knew what was coming. I would describe it as "out there".
Snowman is alone on a now destroyed planet, but he and Earth weren't always this way. As Snowman recalls his past, we learn about the society that brought about its own destruction. Chilling, thoughtful, and humorous. First in a trilogy.
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Coarse Language: The dialogue contains frequent use of strong/course language.
Sexual Content: Some weird porn and snuff is described semi-explicitly.
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Long ago, in the days of knights and dragons, the kings and dukes had lived in castles, with high walls and drawbridges and slots on the ramparts so you could put hot pitch on your enemies, said Jimmy’s father, and the Compounds were the same idea. Castles were for keeping you and your buddies nice and safe on the inside, and for keeping everybody else outside
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