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Download Epub Þ The Year of the Flood ï 431 pages ✓ Margaret atwood ô ➲ [Read] ➭ The Year of the Flood By Margaret Atwood ➽ – The times and species have been changing at a rapid rate and the social compact is wearing as thin as environmental staThe ruling powersMeanwhile gene spliced life forms are proliferating the lionlamb blends the Mo'hair sheep with human hair the pigs with human brain tissue As Adam One and his intrepid hemp clad band make their way through this strange new world Ren and Toby will have to decide on their next move They can't stay locked awayBy turns dark tender violent thoughtful and uneasily hilarious The Year of the Flood is Atwood at her most brilliant and inventive I deleted my review from 6 years ago because I don't think I understood half of what was being spoken about and just got washed away by the public consensus on the book I still think it is great but I am sure I understand it better now and notice some glaring faults with it As a seuel to Oryx and Crake I remember subtle references tying it to the earlier story Now I feel like there is nothing subtle about these references they are so glaringly obvious for example not only Ren but Amanda too dates Jimmy at some point in her life One still doesn't get a clearer picture of what led Glen to his apocalyptic conclusions was there an influence of gardener ideology or just individual agenda and what was Jimmy's designated role in all of this If we look at the plethora of new characters as cameras giving us a different angle view of an event from the last book then I wonder why the book chooses to show us the same scenes instead of delving into all the aspects Jimmy's pov ignored This minor ualm aside the book is brilliant it takes you out of the compound and shows you different parts of the world created by Atwood The world building is astounding and Toby's story is a profoundly moving narrative of grit and survival The gardeners are an interesting bunch to explore The layering of the two perspectives especially when the two characters are around each other create compelling storytelling This is such a well fleshed out world and Atwood is such a deft writer; the reader can rest assured in competent hands taking them on a guided tour through the chaos and dwell on the implications of this waterless flood

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The times and species have of the PDF #199 been changing at a rapid rate and the social compact is wearing as thin as environmental stability Adam One the kindly leader of the God's Gardeners a religion devoted to the melding of science and religion as well as the preservation of all plant and animal life has long predicted a natural disaster that will The Year Kindle alter Earth as we know it Now it has occurred obliterating most human life Two wome updateYOU DO NOT HAVE TO READ ORYX AND CRAKE FIRST The Year of the Flood is not a seuel even though goodreads lists it as Maddadam trilogy #2 It's like a completely different story about the same event There is hardly any character crossover and absolutely zero information in Oryx and Crake that you need to loveenjoyunderstand The Year of the FloodI love that this story just dumps me off in the future Lots of things aren’t explained It’s written as if I already know what a violet biolet is and have seen Mo Hairs on people on the street all my life I liked it It made for a sort of culture shock that gave me a nice distance from this harsh new worldI've grown fearful of reading Margaret Atwood over the past few years I adore her writing but the characters can be so awful to each other and the stories can be painful and depressing They can make me loathe the human race and that's not me I actually like human beings and I truly believe we're made to be good So I was beyond pleased that this book features sweet characters with faith and heart who care for each other and their world And Bonus There was just a modicum of girl on girl betrayal And really she did have it coming

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The Year of the FloodN have survived Ren a young trapeze dancer locked inside the high end sex club Scales and Tails and Toby a God's Gardener barricaded inside a luxurious spa where many of the treatments are edible Have others survived Ren's bioartist friend Amanda Zeb her eco fighter Year of the PDF #198 stepfather Her onetime lover Jimmy Or the murderous Painballers survivors of the mutual elimination Painball prison Not to mention the shadowy corrupt policing force of “What am I living for and what am I dying for are the same uestion” The Year of the Flood is a fabulous and thought provoking novel from Margaret Atwood And yet another novel from Atwood that I will need to read multiple times Though the second book in the trilogy The Year of the Flood is a companion novel to Oryx and Crake Book 1 than a continuation of it The lives of the main characters Ren and Toby intersect with Jimmy Snowman and Glenn Crake from Oryx and Crake but the emphasis in this near future is definitely on Ren and Toby and their differing perspective on events leading up to and after the global pandemic unleashed on humanity This book also highlights a green or eco religiousmystical sect known as God's Gardeners that was mentioned in the first book but never explored at any length One commonality though are the ubiuitous gene spliced creatures that have been engineered and turned loose into the wild Jimmy's pet rakunk Killer like other raccoon skunk hybrids had been created to be a pet Also like Oryx and Crake The Year of the Flood is a cautionary tale of science that has gone off the rails This is further emphasized by the creation of the Blysspluss pill advertised as the greatest sexual experience of your life In Oryx and Crake Jimmy promotes this pill that triggers the near extinction of mankind Again though this is a completely different take on events both before and after the plague Very engaging and thought provoking read 45 stars