Into the Forest: A Novel
Calyx Books, 1996 - 193 ページ
This deeply felt story of two sisters struggling to survive amid the collapse of technology and society is at once a classic tale of mythic proportions--and a modern myth with a timely message. "Beautifully written and often profoundly moving".--"San Francisco Chronicle". Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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He had grown up where winter meant a long siege of snow and sub - zero weather , and he always showed his disdain for what Californians called winter by refusing to even own a coat . " Out here , there's summer and there's sweater ...
All last winter the Uptown Café seemed to grow darker , Saturday by Saturday . Sometime after Christmas the neon sign in the window was turned off , then one by one the fluorescent tubes overhead burnt out and weren't replaced .
Despite a winter's worth of rain and oak leaves and fir needles , it seemed barer than the ground around it . But it was not opened . We faced only warming dirt and not the torn earth or strewn flesh of my nightmares .
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LibraryThing Reviewユーザー レビュー - Noeshia - LibraryThing
I read this book years ago and simply could not find it again. When I say that this book was good, I mean that the ideas presented in the book stuck with me for some time. I know that if I reread it ... レビュー全文を読む
LibraryThing Reviewユーザー レビュー - icolford - LibraryThing
Jean Hegland sets her debut novel in Northern California, at an unspecified time in the near future when the civilized order is breaking down. Orphaned sisters, Eva, 18, and Nell, 17, live in a house ... レビュー全文を読む