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[BOOKS] ✬ Slow Apocalypse Author John Varley – Diamond-gifts.co.uk Despite wars with Ira and Afghanistan as well as 911 the United States’ dependence on foreign oil has kept the nation tied to the Middle East A scientist has developed a cure for America’s addictiDespite wars with Ira and Afghanistan as well as 911 the United States’ dependence on foreign oil has kept the nation tied to the Middle East A scientist has developed a cure for America’s addiction—a slow acting virus that feeds on petroleum turning it solid But he didn’t consider that.

His contagion of an Irai oil field could spread to infect the fuel supply of the entire worldIn Los Angeles screenwriter Dave Marshall heard this scenario from a retired US marine and government insider who acted as a consultant on Dave’s last film It sounded as implausible as many of his scri.

slow free apocalypse free Slow Apocalypse MOBIHis contagion of an Irai oil field could spread to infect the fuel supply of the entire worldIn Los Angeles screenwriter Dave Marshall heard this scenario from a retired US marine and government insider who acted as a consultant on Dave’s last film It sounded as implausible as many of his scri.

MOBI John Varley Ý Ý Slow Apocalypse PDF/EPUB º

MOBI John Varley Ý Ý Slow Apocalypse PDF/EPUB º Full name John Herbert VarleyJohn Varley was born in Austin Texas He grew up in Fort Worth Texas moved to Port Arthur in 1957 and graduated from Nederland High School He went to Michigan State University He has written several novels and numerous short storiesHe has received both the Hugo and Nebula awards

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  1. Alan Alan says:

    MOBI John Varley Ý Ý Slow Apocalypse PDF/EPUB º slow free, apocalypse free, Slow Apocalypse MOBII met John Varley once uite by chance years ago He and his partner Lee Emmett were holding a rummage sale and I just happened to see their ad in the Portland Oregonian in time to make it down the hillIt was a rather sad occasion—they had just lost the lease on their apartment a gigantic ramshackle abode that took up the whole upper floor of a two story building with a beautiful view across the Willamette River to downtown Beneath them was an old Italian restaurant called the Monte Carlo Varley was uite busy with the sale and plans for moving but was a gracious host nonetheless as my son and I walked through the detritus of his life and picked out a few small items to take homeVarley and Emmett left town in their RV for points south The Monte Carlo closed and the building itself no longer exists It burned to the ground while standing vacant and its l


  2. Kathy Davie Kathy Davie says:

    MOBI John Varley Ý Ý Slow Apocalypse PDF/EPUB º slow free, apocalypse free, Slow Apocalypse MOBIA terrifying apocalyptic storyMy TakeWow Just wow It starts out like an action suspense with black ops swarming but soon disintegrates into a terrifying nightmare Varley caught hold of my imagination so well that I actually was outside in the real world running errands and I realized I was wary about being out in the open I was worrying that someone might leap out and attackI mean duh it was just a story And one that affected my thinking in real life The effect only lasted a few hours Thank god So be cautious as to whether you decide to pick this story up If you are at all susceptible to worrying about catastrophic disasters don't read this bookThis story just pulls you in and doesn't let you go You can feel Dave's worry how far his family has slipped away and the fear that he's made the wrong choices At least until the fires explode in the US It's fascinating how disaster can both pull together and rip apart In many respects Dave is a lucky man I'm impress


  3. Mike Briggs Mike Briggs says:

    MOBI John Varley Ý Ý Slow Apocalypse PDF/EPUB º slow free, apocalypse free, Slow Apocalypse MOBIMini review A man gets some warning that apocalyptic events are about to occur He hurriedly goes about trying to set himself up with canned goods and the like The events unfold slowly Wife doesn’t believe him Daughter does Earthuakes fire destruction oil gone from the world Solid book Interesting ideas I do not necessarily dislike any of the characters Interesting


  4. Randy Randy says:

    MOBI John Varley Ý Ý Slow Apocalypse PDF/EPUB º slow free, apocalypse free, Slow Apocalypse MOBII've read a number of books in the curious genre of science fiction that attempts to describe a vision of the future after some apocalyptic event such as nuclear war peak oil viral plague or electromagnetic pulse Earth Abides World Made by Hand The Witch of Hebron Alas Babylon Down to a Sunless Sea One Second AfterThese books follow a basic formula where there is 1 a horrific event that destroys or seriously damages large parts of the globe 2 survivors divided up into good guys and bad guys 3 a narrative on survival methods and the ethical problems survivors will face ie Could I shoot someone to protect my family?' or Would I share? and finally 4 in most cases some form of happy ending that demonstrates the resilience and adaptability of the human raceIn his new book Slow Apocalypse John Varley pulls out all the stops world wide destruction of oil fie


  5. Richard Radgoski Richard Radgoski says:

    MOBI John Varley Ý Ý Slow Apocalypse PDF/EPUB º slow free, apocalypse free, Slow Apocalypse MOBIGreat Book 455 easily bumped to a 5 despite a few nitpicsand really they are minor Overall the story is basically similiar to some others I've readThe Shell Game Lack of Oil being an issue Super Volcano Apocolpytical happenings happening in real time but it handles the topics better than both


  6. Tasha Robinson Tasha Robinson says:

    MOBI John Varley Ý Ý Slow Apocalypse PDF/EPUB º slow free, apocalypse free, Slow Apocalypse MOBII've loved John Varley's books for the past 30 years or so and it's good to see he's still producing highly readable involving stories But it is strange to see him moving so decidedly from science fiction into something that's about halfway between a Michael Crichton thriller and an agitprop doc SLOW APOCALYPSE offers a brief explanation of a chemical warfare induced meltdown of the world's oil and then the rest of the novel largely just tra


  7. Brian Clopper Brian Clopper says:

    MOBI John Varley Ý Ý Slow Apocalypse PDF/EPUB º slow free, apocalypse free, Slow Apocalypse MOBIFor a book to merit five stars it has to be one that I finish in a few days If I putter along with it for two or three weeks chances are it was decent but didn't uite pull me in and along SLOW APOCALYPSE had me engaged and turning pages with abandon It's not a flashy YA dystopian world's end fashion statement It's than thatIt also doesn't foist on the reader multiple perspectives that many disaster books favor You know the ones where the characters are geographically socially and dutifully diverse The cast doesn't include a survivalist a renegade seismologist a teen runaway and a janitor with a hidden pastIt's about two families and their few connected friends coming together It's about holding on to your humanity while adapting to the brutal challenges and decisions in a collapsed world Adding even pathos to the story the main chara


  8. Veronica Peters Veronica Peters says:

    MOBI John Varley Ý Ý Slow Apocalypse PDF/EPUB º slow free, apocalypse free, Slow Apocalypse MOBINote SpoilersI visit John Varley's website so I knew going in that this was not a science fiction book I also knew better than to start reading in the late evening but I did it anyway because it's a new John Varley book I finally finished the book after the sun came up the next morning and I have no regretsThe scenario seems entirely plausible to me and utterly frightening I've seen complaints about excessive detail on LA's geography but that didn't bother me at all even though I have little idea where they were at any given time I expected violence from the trek portion of the book but then again he's writing about eighteen armed people in three ard vehicles so maybe not I certainly wouldn't mess with that groupI really wanted to go to sleep but I was so caught up in the story and I had to know what happened Had to This is something I will read over and over again I was afraid I'd miss the science fiction elements but I didn't even notice I just plain loved it from


  9. Bill Bill says:

    MOBI John Varley Ý Ý Slow Apocalypse PDF/EPUB º slow free, apocalypse free, Slow Apocalypse MOBII've just 2 words for Varley's effort to join the ecofictionapocalypse club derivative and contrived It this really the same author that wrote the Gaean Trilogy?I've been reading such works for decades and a few stand out The earliest I recall is When Worlds Collide from 1934 to the massive The Stand Works by such authors as Margaret Atwood and the young Turk Paolo Bacigalupi and even Stephen Baxter come to mind I am familiar with the subgenre in books and films The Road Warrior is worth your time and can say uneuivocally that there is nothing new in this book It's all been said before and in much interesting ways DerivativeI also found th


  10. Sable Sable says:

    MOBI John Varley Ý Ý Slow Apocalypse PDF/EPUB º slow free, apocalypse free, Slow Apocalypse MOBIRead for the Apocalypse Now Reading Challenge and the Second Best Reading ChallengeMethod of the world's destruction an engineered bacteria is released into Irai oil fields by a lovelorn scientist as vengeance which mutates to become an airborne pathogen that solidifies all liuid gas resources on earth into useless lumps Nominated for the John W Campbell Award 2013When you've read as many apocalyptica stories as I have I suppose you become a little bit critical in ways that the average person who probably has only read The Stand or maybe World War Z An Oral History of the Zombie War won't be So take my review with that grain of saltYou've probably often wondered considering the limits of fossil fuels; what would hap


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