On the Beach, by Shute, Nevil

I guess I have been on a bit of a post-apocalypse kick again. I go through this every so often. In the last week I have read and watched quite bit of post-apocalypse stories, including Galapagos, by Vonnegut, and Jeremiah, starring Luke Perry. But I also re-read On the Beach, by Nevil Shute. It's not the earliest catastrophe novel, but it is one of the first modern post-apocalypse books, and it has the distinct honor of having been made into an Academy Award nominated movie that was di[…]

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