Afterlight is the follow up to Alex Scarrow’s novel Last Light, in which a deliberately engineered crash in the global oil supply triggers the. But I did enjoy Alex Scarrow’s LAST LIGHT, which depicts the crumbling of civilisation due to a worldwide and near-complete loss of access to. Notable works, Last Light, TimeRiders. Partner, Debbie Chaffey. Children, Jacob Scarrow, his son. Relatives, Simon Scarrow. Website. Alex Scarrow (born 14 February ) is a British author most well-known for his young adult.
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Whats worse was the method she died – the author bangs on and on about how everyone thinks there should be a lock on the door. These pressures challenge what it is that makes us human, in our preferences, tolerances, sacrifices and adterlight.
In fact, I think this second book is actually better than the first, which is fairly unusual as these things go Between them, they depict such a likely scenario, I personally believe it’s the most likely potential apocalyptic event at this point in time Afterlignt more of my book reviews at http: Did all the survivors pool their cocaine together? I read it in two days, curled up on the sofa on a snowy afternoon. God, this man must be a nightmare dinner party guest. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
I did find this story hard to get into at first, because it was bleak layered on bleak, with a slight sense of dread.
So, I was lucky to notice it and at The same time I remembered the recommendation by Don. Unfortunatley, the book is too slow to get started with the story split between the days of the crash which was fully explained during the first book and also the interactions of a community spent on an oil rig Jul 17, Richard rated it really liked it. Most of the story takes place 10 years after the crash, on an offshore gas rig where about people are living, led by Jenny from the first book.
Set 10 aalex after Last light Afterlight for me is a book about after,ight after the collapse from the loss of oil The book us based on what happens to the characters in the first aafterlight – and how they survive.
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The use of dialogue gives the characters good individuality, although I’m not a huge fan of the multiple explanation marks the author uses in his dialogue. He currently lives in Norwich with his son, Jacob and his partner, Debbie. The very idea that perhaps brute strength and a fondness for weaponry are not the skills one will need in a revamped scrarow is an interesting heresy to see played out. After the oil crash there were riots, looting, murder and rape.
The writing style 3,75 is good but maybe too detached and not really catching. This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat Did he scavenge it? Although the plot was gripping and surreal, the author seems to have an extremely sadistic and negative outlook towards the entire storyline.
Along the way, Leona and Jacob get taken in by the evil civil servant and his gang of hoodies. Maybe it xcarrow be love that saves atferlight all. Again the Sutherlands find themselves separated in a moment of crisis triggered by a tragedy.
Just to get it out of the way first, I’m bloody annoyed that nowhere on the cover of this book does it mention it’s a sequel to “Last Light”, it just says; “from the author of Last Light”.
Jun 19, Dave rated it really liked it.
The main characters 3,75 are more developed and are given much more depth than before. The author’s message is a need to return to simpler values and stresses in his afterword that we cannot “go on consuming the way we’re doing now”.
I can only think that Jacob Scarrow is quite the scallywag: However, surely I have reasons for saying that this book is good even though the author killed my favourite character, in a mean way!
Alex Scarrow is planning to span the TimeRiders series over 9 books in total.
zlex Want to Read saving…. Waterworld, Evolva, The Thing, Spartan, Gates of Troy, Legion Arena Since signing up as an author with Orion, I seem to spend most of my time hunched over my laptop in various cafes and coffee bars sipping lattes, tapping keys and watching the ebb and flow of shoppers outside on the street.
A afterllght continuation of Alex Scarrow’s post apocalyptic story. This is a follow on from Last Light and I can honestly say that this was better than the first book.