Afterlight by Alex Scarrow, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. But I did enjoy Alex Scarrow’s LAST LIGHT, which depicts the crumbling other but that is really the only predictable thing about AFTERLIGHT. Afterlight, by Alex Scarrow (Orion, May ) What would Britain be like 10 years after the oil has run out? This stark question is the basis of.

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However, I didn’t enjoy the story as much as the original for a number of reasons. This book is a must read for anyone who enjoys novels set in a dystopian future with corrupt leaders and religious fanatics. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

This is not the case in “Afterlight”. Beacon communities were established, safe zones which eventually became unsafe.

Please try again later. About a year or so ago, I read the Alex Scarrow novel ‘Last Light’ where the world’s oil supply is disrupted, global civilisation collapses within a matter of days and an English family fights to survive and escape afterlightt an increasingly savage London. And that, happens in this book through Valerie Latoc! Alex Scarrow clearly thought this was a very clever idea possibly worth opening a tin of Heinz forbecause he stretches it to breaking point.

Making me wonder how I would behave, long after I scarrow reading. I bought the book,of course! Still I enjoyed the whole story an I am now starting on October Alexx, the book that Alex Scarrow mentions in the authors notes. Jacob longs to see city lights, which he barely remembers, and Leona wants to return to the family home to die alone.


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I do find it somewhat implausible in that a non military bureaucrat would succeed in not only separating the boys from the girls for his special brand of brainwashing, but also to convince military and police officers to simultaneously turn over their firearms for a weapons test!

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I’m sure arterlight Kindle version has been poorly laid out as there are huge gaps between the paragraphs, more than the first book.

It’s impossible to agree or disagree as to whether this is how the collapse will finally come about probably not in my lifetime but when, not if but I think this scenario unlikely. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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Waterworld, Evolva, The Thing, Spartan, Gates of Troy, Legion Arena Since signing up as an author with Orion, I seem to spend most of my time hunched over my laptop in various cafes and coffee bars sipping lattes, tapping keys and watching the ebb and flow of shoppers outside on the street.

Sep 05, Rutu Mulkar rated it did not like it. To view it, click here. To ask other readers questions about Afterlightplease sign up.

There are still threats out there and you can see the pieces slowly coming t This is a slower read than the first story Last Light but stick with it because it’s just as good. Another nit-pick for me is the use of capitols in dialogue.


I live a nomadic existence with my wife Frances, and son Jacob. May 26, Susannah rated it it was amazing Shelves: Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The Legend of Ellie Quin.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Afterlight is different as it looks at things from a realistic point of view, this is evident in the research the author has done. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I mean could anyone really be that stupid? I dont see why the author has to put such a negative and possibly inhumane book for the world to read.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. There are only one or two beacon communities that have managed to fashion a new way of living.

It doesn’t sit well with me. The last paragraph only confirms that: Last Light was a fast paced thriller as the central characters fought to get back home, fought to find lost family members and fought to stay alive.

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