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Annihilation
Annihilation
Author: Jeff VanderMeer
HardCover. Pub Date :2014-02-27 Pages: 208 Language: English Publisher:. Fourth Estate Ltd If JJ Abrams and Margaret Atwood collaborated on a novel. it might look something like 'Annihilation'. the first in an extraordinary trilogy For thirty years. Area X. monitored by the secret agency known as the Southern Reach. has remained mysterious and r...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780007550715
ISBN-10: 0007550715
Publication Date: 2/27/2014
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Publisher: Fourth Estate Ltd
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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This book is terrifying, but beautiful. Short as it is, I read it incredibly slowly both because I was too scared to turn the page and because I wanted to drag out the experience as much as possible. The sense of place and description of the setting is nearly unparalleled. It's written in a slow creeping style, which I guess may annoy some readers but I think it works well for the material. I'm not sure how to describe this, but if sci-fi with a dose of horror is up your alley, read this.
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