Episode 2 of the #endoftheworldbookclub is here. I read Station Eleven in May and June, and these are my thoughts. Let me know if you enjoyed it!
The previous video:
The Handmaid’s Tale | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZ_pnp4ZTwg
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Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/Station-Eleven-Emily-St-John-Mandel/9780385353304?ref=grid-view&qid=1499618654400&sr=1-3/?a_aid=booksandquills
The Midwich Chuckoos
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In the sleepy English village of Midwich, a mysterious silver object appears and all the inhabitants fall unconscious. A day later the object is gone and everyone awakens unharmed – except that all the women in the village are discovered to be pregnant.
The Fallen Children
Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Fallen-Children-David-Owen/9780349002699/?a_aid=booksandquills
Young people on the Midwich Estate don’t have much hope for their futures. Keisha has lived there her whole life, and has been working hard to escape it; others have just accepted their lot.
But change is coming…
One night everyone inside Midwich Tower falls mysteriously unconscious in one inexplicable ‘Nightout’. No one can explain what happened during those lost hours, but soon afterwards Keisha and three other girls find they’re pregnant – and the babies are growing at an alarming rate.
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