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Slow Apocalypse Hardcover – 4 Sep 2012

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 438 pages
  • Publisher: Ace Books (4 Sept. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0441017576
  • ISBN-13: 978-0441017577
  • Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 3.2 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 8 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,046,497 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A page turner [Varley s] prose style is accessible without being slick or dumbed-down; this is a literary novel with a potboiler plot, easily digested but not insultingly simple. He builds a thought-through, realistic world, then explores how his cataclysm would change it. The AV Club
A captivating page-turner that offers one man s look at an alternative end of the world. Slow Apocalypse will satisfy fans of science-fiction, literary thrillers and mysteries alike. The Maine Edge
Gripping, terrifying, and convincing. Locus
An entertaining post-apocalyptic thriller. Genre Go Round Reviews"

"A page turner...[Varley's] prose style is accessible without being slick or dumbed-down; this is a literary novel with a potboiler plot, easily digested but not insultingly simple. He builds a thought-through, realistic world, then explores how his cataclysm would change it."--The AV Club

"A captivating page-turner that offers one man's look at an alternative end of the world. Slow Apocalypse will satisfy fans of science-fiction, literary thrillers and mysteries alike."--The Maine Edge

"Gripping, terrifying, and convincing."--Locus

"An entertaining post-apocalyptic thriller."--Genre Go Round Reviews --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

About the Author

John Varley is the author of the Gaean Trilogy (Titan, Wizard, andDemon), Steel Beach, The Golden Globe, Red Thunder,Mammoth, Red Lightning, and Rolling Thunder. He has won both the Nebula and Hugo Awards for his work.


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