Apocalyptic Fiction (Part 3 of 4)

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The Death of Grass (Penguin Modern Classics)
1.  The Death of Grass (Penguin Modern Classics) by John Christopher
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  "A classic that has recently come back into print.  A great story about a worldwide famine told from the UK perspective."
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Big Death
2.  Big Death by Charles Eric Maine
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  "A worldwide plague kills half of the world's population, causing widespread chaos.  Published in the US as 'Survival Margin'."
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I Am Legend (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
3.  I Am Legend (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Richard Matheson
The list author says:
  "Probably my favourite book.  The book is relatively short but an excellent horror/sci-fi combination.  The story follows the only survivor of a vampire pandemic in Los Angeles."
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On the Beach
4.  On the Beach by Nevil Shute Norway
The list author says:
  "A classic following the crew of a US submarine after a nuclear war as they seek sanctuary in Australia."
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Blood Crazy
5.  Blood Crazy by Simon Clark
The list author says:
  "All adults become homocidal maniacs overnight, leaving children to fight for their survival."
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Plague Year
6.  Plague Year by Jeff Carlson
The list author says:
  "A nanotechnology-based plague kills everyone spending more than a couple of hours below an altitude of 10,000 feet."
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Plague War
7.  Plague War by Jeff Carlson
The list author says:
  "Second book in the 'Plague Year' trilogy showing the aftermath of the nanotech plague on a larger scale."
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Last Ship
8.  Last Ship by Brinkley
The list author says:
  "Similar to 'On The Beach' in that it features the crew of a US naval ship during and after a nuclear war, but the story is quite different."
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Darkness and Dawn (Dodo Press)
9.  Darkness and Dawn (Dodo Press) by George Allan England
The list author says:
  "Written in 1914 and shows it.  A man and woman wake up around 1000 years in the future and find a desolate New York."
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One
10.  One by Conrad Williams
The list author says:
  "A catastrophic event burns the face of the Earth.  A deep sea diver survives and crosses the UK looking for his son."
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Warday and the Journey Onwards (Coronet Books)
11.  Warday and the Journey Onwards (Coronet Books) by Whitley Strieber
The list author says:
  "Two men travel across America following a nuclear war.  A fairly well known example of post-apocalpytic fiction."
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Nuclear Paranoia (Pocket Essentials)
12.  Nuclear Paranoia (Pocket Essentials) by Chas Newkey-Burden
The list author says:
  "Not fictional, but it features a discussion of some fictional works and might be of general interest if you read the sort of thing that's on this list."
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By the Waters of Babylon (Tale Blazers: American Literature)
13.  By the Waters of Babylon (Tale Blazers: American Literature) by Stephen Vincent Benet
The list author says:
  "A very short children's story about a journey to a forbidden land several generations after a nuclear war."
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Through Darkest America (Isaac Asimov Presents)
14.  Through Darkest America (Isaac Asimov Presents) by Neal, Jr. Barrett
The list author says:
  "Similar to 'By The Waters Of Babylon' but adult-oriented, and much more interesting."
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Dawn's Uncertain Light
15.  Dawn's Uncertain Light by Neal Barrett
The list author says:
  "Sequel to 'Through Darkest America' that is a direct continuation of the story."
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The Sheep Look Up
16.  The Sheep Look Up by John Brunner
The list author says:
  "A story set in the near future where pollution has reached record levels, threatening the end of life on Earth."
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Long Voyage Back
17.  Long Voyage Back by Luke Rhinehart
The list author says:
  "A group of survivors of a nuclear war try to escape the US in a yacht."
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The Road
18.  The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The list author says:
  "A father and son travel through the US following a major disaster.  Not much action but quite poetic with some nice individual scenes."
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Blindness
19.  Blindness by Jose Saramago
The list author says:
  "A plague of blindness strikes.  We follow the decent of society as the victims are quarantined in an old mental hospital."
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The Hopkins Manuscript
20.  The Hopkins Manuscript by RC Sherriff
The list author says:
  "A self-important man deals with the knowledge that the moon will hit the Earth in a few months."
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End of Days: An Apocalyptic Anthology
21.  End of Days: An Apocalyptic Anthology by Anthony Giangregorio
The list author says:
  "An average collection of short stories.  Not great, but a few unusual ideas."
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World Made by Hand
22.  World Made by Hand by James Howard Kunstler
The list author says:
  "Fairly 'realistic' depiction of life around 10 years after the collapse of society in America."
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Plague 99
23.  Plague 99 by Jean Ure
The list author says:
  "Three teenagers survive a plague that leaves most of the UK population dead."
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Cannibal Reign (Harper Thriller)
24.  Cannibal Reign (Harper Thriller) by Thomas Koloniar
The list author says:
  "Savage but possibly realistic depiction of life after a major disaster."
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The Scarlet Plague
25.  The Scarlet Plague by London, Jack
The list author says:
  "Nothing surprising, but one of the original classic apocalypse stories."
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