Clade

Clade

eBook - 2017
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Adam is in Antartica, marking the passage of the solstice. Across the globe, his wife Ellie is waiting for the results of her IVF treatment. So begins the story of one family in a changing world, where the apocalyptic mingles with the everyday; a father battles a biblical storm; an immigrant is mysteriously drawn to the art of beekeeping; a young girl's diary chronicles a pandemic; and a young man finds solace in building virtual recreations of the dead...
Publisher: 2017.
ISBN: 9781785655487
Characteristics: 301 pages ; 21 cm

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Mutterhead
Jul 09, 2018

This is a wonderful book, and I could not stop reading it, 300 pages of beautiful writing that completely captivated me. There is a simplicity to the story that reminded me of The Dog Stars by Peter Heller, but Clade is a more complicated story, our climate changing too fast for our modern society to fix and the world that comes into being as a result. The science here is solid, which really makes the book resonate.

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HernetheHunter
Nov 21, 2017

I enjoyed this book immensely. It was outside of my usual reading, but I loved the characterizations and the situations showed the whole global warming in a new perspective for me.
We are always hearing about the dire consequences of the warming effect but with this book, you go along with the characters as they live through the changes and cataclysms.
With all the dire outcomes and the dreadful occurrences in the book, I found the ending very positive and with a good clear message for a possible future.

SCL_Tricia Oct 31, 2017

This is not something I would usually read but I found that I really enjoyed it . Uplifting for an apocalyptic read.

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lunadog
Oct 30, 2017

One of the best novels I've read in a long time. The book is beautiful, compassionate and human, and the prose is breathtaking. I highly recommend it.

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