Book Reviews of Aftermath (Aftermath, Bk 1)

Aftermath (Aftermath, Bk 1)
Aftermath - Aftermath, Bk 1
Author: Charles Sheffield
ISBN-13: 9780553577389
ISBN-10: 0553577387
Publication Date: 8/3/1999
Pages: 560
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 46 ratings
Publisher: Spectra
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Aftermath (Aftermath, Bk 1) on + 83 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Charles Sheffield has givin me a gift of several hours of pure escape. This is a great book and I could not put it down. Fast moving, love interest, politics, survival, it is all there. I am looking forward to reading \"Starfire\" the sequel to this book.
reviewed Aftermath (Aftermath, Bk 1) on + 50 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Very enjoyable read. What happens when Alpha Centauri goes supernova and the EMP kills all microchips? Read it to find out.
Bossmare avatar reviewed Aftermath (Aftermath, Bk 1) on + 306 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
I enjoyed this book tremendously! It was fast paced, had believable characters and story. It could happen!

Alpha Centuri goes supernova. For about a month there are two suns in the sky in the southern hemisphere, then the EMP hits just as man kind is pulling out of the weather deluge of rain, snow and hurricanes. Was it a fluke or was it a delibarate?
Mahala avatar reviewed Aftermath (Aftermath, Bk 1) on + 192 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This was a great book! It starts off a little bit slow, but once it gets started it is very enjoyable. I really liked the characters, and the very end has a twist that is worth the read.
reviewed Aftermath (Aftermath, Bk 1) on + 18 more book reviews
More fun apocalypse fiction--a threat from space drops the world into the dark ages.
nccorthu avatar reviewed Aftermath (Aftermath, Bk 1) on + 569 more book reviews
A after Alpha Centauri goes super nova and the earth is seriously damaged and what happens
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"One of Charles Sheffield's most cleverly plotted and vigorously entertaining works to date"- Locus
"Charles Sheffield is one of the very best hard science fiction writers in the world". - Kim Stanley Robinson

"Sheffield clothes the most advanced speculations of modern science in alluring forms of beauty and danger".-The Washington Post Book World"
reviewed Aftermath (Aftermath, Bk 1) on + 149 more book reviews
This was a great read! Post Apocalyptic story - modern science fiction at its best and a good story line. I will not say that this ranks up there with the Greats of the 20th Century....but the writing is close.

I liked this one enough to order more of Sheffield...say no more?

If you are just starting out reading sci-fi, try this one....not way out there in the impossible, quite plausible.
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A good read.