It's a fantastic end of the world classic story. A novel. To read and enjoy.
Printul Noptilor and Pablo K have taken it upon themselves to write pretentious, pseudo-intellectual navel gazing reviews that they must be looking to submit as part of some modern literature or social sciences course.
If you they want to dissect anything and comment on how poor it is, try any of Dan Brown's abominations and leave the classics to the casual reader to enjoy.
I am just about to embark on my fourth reading of this book and won't be looking to make any notes on social commentary. I will be reading it. To enjoy it. Because it is just a classic novel.