Conspirators plot to explode a train carrying nerve gas. A perfect servant suddenly reveals himself to be the insidious Dr. Fu Manchu. Science-fantasy wars, racism, corporate capitalism, drug addiction, and various medical and psychiatric horrors all play their parts in this mosaic, experimental novel. Here is William S. Burroughs at his coruscating and hilarious best.
Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence--the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon--these are our guides through the Wastelands. Wastelands 2: More Stories of the Apocalypse is a new anthology of postapocalyptic literature from some of the most renowned authors in the science fiction, including George R. R. Martin, Hugh Howey, Junot Díaz, David Brin, and many more.
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Ashland, Oregon: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Studio City, Calif. Skyboat Media, Inc. 2015.
Gathering together the best postapocalyptic literature of the last two decades from many of today's most renowned authors of speculative fiction, Wastelands explores the scientific, psychological, and philosophical questions of what it means to remain human in the wake of Armageddon.