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September 9th, 2012, 08:25 AM #16
September 10th, 2012, 08:51 PM #17
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September 11th, 2012, 08:49 AM #18
September 23rd, 2012, 08:41 PM #19
another vote for the Wool series.
September 24th, 2012, 11:52 AM #20
It is especially interesting considering it is from 1952.
Last edited by psikeyhackr; September 26th, 2012 at 12:38 PM.
October 30th, 2012, 10:00 AM #21
This is one of those stories that time forgot. I am pretty I read this in grade school and remember a scene near the end that I have not gotten to yet. I reread A Canticle for Liebowithz a few months ago and I think this is better. I don't know so well what I thought is grade school but I think both of these stories sank into my subconscious back then. I think they affected me in the 60s like The Day After affected lots of people in the 80s.
I kind of regarded that movie as old news.
I found the picture from the cover of my original book.
This story is more interesting in that it has an aspect about the psychology of children. Miller's book seems to get a lot more mention than Brackett's. I don't think we push books enough for the ideas and perspectives they contain.
October 31st, 2012, 10:54 AM #22
I downloaded a sample chapter of Robert Charles Wilson's "Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd Century America" which might fit the description of what you are looking for, but may not be far enough into the future for what you are looking for - The level of technology mirrors that of around late 19th century but there are references to a time called the "Efflorescence of Oil and False Tribulation" which apparently our current era - The book takes place in 2317 or something like that. I have to get the full version when I'm next able.
November 1st, 2012, 05:21 AM #23
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I read many years ago a series by Patrick Tilley called The Amtrak Wars, can't remember much about it other than it took place around 1000years after a cataclysmic event. Can't expand much on it but i do remember enjoying it
November 1st, 2012, 08:42 AM #24
John Wyndham - The Chrysalids
Set in the distant future after an apocalyptic event (war), with people barely aware of human history as a long-past and mysterious world. The remaining population have rebuilt their own societies, culture and mixed up religions in close-knit groups, shunning mutations and ekeing out an existence.