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Shift by Hugh Howey

Be careful of spoilers!

I told you to keep an eye out for this review. Bah this series is so addictive and the final instalment comes out in October!

It was just as good as Wool, which is a hard thing to achieve as that was a brilliant series opener. This book doesn’t follow Juliette or Lukas, instead it follows and unassuming man called Donald in a world before the Silo. It’s a sort of prequel that finishes where Wool left off and it helps to understand this series so much more. I mean, I thought I understood Wool but I really had no idea until I read Shift. Continue reading

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Wool by Hugh Howey

One day, I went into Waterstone’s. Having missed my bus and needing to pass an hour until the next one turned up (as well as needing to take my mind off a seminar I had to give the next day), I wandered innocently into the store anticipating the usual glance over.

I found my way to my usual hangout, the science fiction/fantasy shelves (I fail to see why they’re mixed together, they’re completely different genres) and the orange and black book cover instantly caught my attention. It seemed so enigmatic, there was no clue as to what it was about except the title Wool, and judging by the blurb there were no sheep in it. Continue reading