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Good book - little dark throughout but overall an interesting take on an age old topic.Published 15 months ago by PA Guy
Despite raising more questions than answers I enjoyed this read despite its harrowing story line. It was thought provoking and had a subtlety which was refreshing after so many... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Heloise
I really enjoyed the story itself, and all in all it was a pleasant read. But the dialogue between the characters was so bland, so trite, it made me cringe.Published on September 6, 2013 by victoriousmouse
The story grows in a dramatic and tense climate. To make you think about how mankind can risk yourself to destruction.Published on June 13, 2013 by Wilson Linder Vieira
This is the best post-apocalyptic literature I have ever read. Just fabulous. Better than Thomas Disch. Spare yet extremely evocative.Published on May 30, 2013 by Howard Beale
Although the author is painting a dark reality, this sort of thing can happen esp. after a war or to go further: a nuclear war... Read morePublished on March 15, 2012 by Gambit
I've waffled between three and four stars for this book, and I've ultimately decided on very nearly four stars. Read morePublished on January 22, 2010 by M. Marlene Smith
In the Country of Last Things is pure allegory, but such is the force of Auster's writing that the reader is prepared to suspend disbelief. Read morePublished on June 19, 2008 by reader 451
Mr. Rogers never lived in Auster's neighborhoods. This dystopian tale of an unidentified city falling apart and reverting to anarchy will leave you shivering. Read morePublished on March 31, 2008 by Tanstaafl