Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse, various authors
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Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse

Author: various authors

Narrator: various narrators

Unabridged: 16 hr 58 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 05/06/2014

Genre: Fiction - Science Fiction - Short Stories

Synopsis

Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence-the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon-these are our guides through the Wastelands.From the Book of Revelation to The Road Warrior, from A Canticle for Leibowitz to The Road, storytellers have long imagined the end of the world, weaving eschatological tales of catastrophe, chaos, and calamity. In doing so, these visionary authors have addressed one of the most challenging and enduring themes of imaginative fiction: the nature of life in the aftermath of total societal collapse.Gathering together the best postapocalyptic literature of the last two decades from many of today's most renowned authors of speculative fiction-including George R. R. Martin, Gene Wolfe, Orson Scott Card, Carol Emshwiller, Jonathan Lethem, Octavia E. Butler, and Stephen King-Wastelands explores the scientific, psychological, and philosophical questions of what it means to remain human in the wake of Armageddon. Whether the end of the world comes through nuclear war, ecological disaster, or cosmological cataclysm, these are tales of survivors, in some cases struggling to rebuild the society that was, in others, merely surviving, scrounging for food in depopulated ruins and defending themselves against monsters, mutants, and marauders.Wastelands delves into this bleak landscape, uncovering the raw human emotion and heart-pounding thrills at the genre's core.

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