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Dystopian and Apocalyptic Literature

Beskrivelse: This is my preset list of dystopian literature, which includes apocalyptic literature, for the purposes of this list. Feel free to vote up your recommendations and thumbs down books that are not worth reading. Keywords: dystopia, apocalypse

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1
43,615 medlemmer, 859 anmeldelser
4.02 stjerner (4.02 stjerner)

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sturlington (49): Futuristic philosophical dystopia. Loss of freedom of speech, mass consumerism, totalitarianism and extreme censorship. Required reading.

2
34,167 medlemmer, 1,000 anmeldelser
4.11 stjerner (4.11 stjerner)

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sturlington (50): Classic feminist dystopia. Totalitarianism, infertility, theocracy. Required reading.

3
45,404 medlemmer, 632 anmeldelser
3.95 stjerner (3.95 stjerner)

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sturlington (40): Classic dystopia and counterpoint to 1984. Genetic engineering, mass consumerism, mind control, totalitarianism. Required reading.

4
67,792 medlemmer, 1,100 anmeldelser
4.24 stjerner (4.24 stjerner)

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sturlington (37): Classic political dystopia. Mass surveillance, propaganda, historical deletion, mind control, and extreme totalitarianism. Required reading.

5
49,257 medlemmer, 733 anmeldelser
4 stjerner (4 stjerner)

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sturlington (39): Political/satirical allegory with animal characters. Propaganda and totalitarianism. Required reading.

6
41,216 medlemmer, 649 anmeldelser
3.72 stjerner (3.72 stjerner)

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sturlington (22): Allegorical dystopia. Castaway boys on an uninhabited island regress to savagery.

7
32,267 medlemmer, 1,444 anmeldelser
4.17 stjerner (4.17 stjerner)

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sturlington (116): Classic example of a children's dystopia, one of the few on this list.

8
29,498 medlemmer, 1,312 anmeldelser
4.07 stjerner (4.07 stjerner)

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sturlington (60): Post-apocalyptic. A man and his son wander through a desolated landscape of ashes, eking out their survival from the little that's left remaining, while trying to get... well, nowhere in particular, really.… (mere)

9
14,856 medlemmer, 479 anmeldelser
3.96 stjerner (3.96 stjerner)

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sturlington (57): Futuristic biopunk dystopia leading to an apocalypse. First of a trilogy.

10
9,868 medlemmer, 277 anmeldelser
3.95 stjerner (3.95 stjerner)

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Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): I've tried to read this several times and just can't get past the monk wandering around in the desert digging holes. *yawn*

sturlington (41): Post-apocalyptic theological novel. Six hundred years after the Simplification -- total nuclear annihilation -- a cloister of monks in Utah preserve the little that remains of the world's knowledge, and wonder whether mankind is perpetually doomed to destroy itself.… (mere)

11
22,101 medlemmer, 343 anmeldelser
4 stjerner (4 stjerner)

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sturlington (45): Classic futuristic dystopia written in fictional dialect. Mind control, extreme violence. Required reading.

12
16,072 medlemmer, 417 anmeldelser
3.96 stjerner (3.96 stjerner)

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sturlington (47): Philosophical futuristic dystopia. Environmental degradation, androids, existentialism.

13
7,625 medlemmer, 601 anmeldelser
4.1 stjerner (4.1 stjerner)

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sturlington (62): Flu pandemic wipes out most of the population.

14
3,327 medlemmer, 67 anmeldelser
4.28 stjerner (4.28 stjerner)

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sturlington (61): Biblical apocalypse, epidemic of human-engineered virus, showdown between good and evil.

15
38,718 medlemmer, 1,676 anmeldelser
4.19 stjerner (4.19 stjerner)

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sturlington (119): Sequel to The Hunger Games.

16
14,864 medlemmer, 299 anmeldelser
3.72 stjerner (3.72 stjerner)

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sturlington (33): Classic time travel novel. Far future dystopia in which humanity has de-evolved; also dying Earth. Required reading.

17
6,185 medlemmer, 179 anmeldelser
3.99 stjerner (3.99 stjerner)

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sturlington (11): Apocalyptic "cozy catastrophe". Blindness epidemic and man-eating plants.

18
51,666 medlemmer, 3,288 anmeldelser
4.33 stjerner (4.33 stjerner)

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Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): "We're in a battle for our lives so why don't we go in this cave and make out for awhile?" *eyeroll*

sturlington (118): Televised survival contests. Post-apocalyptic future America. Probably the best of the recent YA dystopias.

19
35,365 medlemmer, 968 anmeldelser
4.31 stjerner (4.31 stjerner)

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Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): Homophobic and misogynistic.

sturlington (117): Futuristic military SF with dystopian themes. Child soldiers versus aliens. First in a series.

20
8,476 medlemmer, 212 anmeldelser
4.14 stjerner (4.14 stjerner)

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sturlington (46): False utopia/anarchism.

21
4,990 medlemmer, 145 anmeldelser
4.04 stjerner (4.04 stjerner)

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sturlington (55): Feminist dystopia. Society has completely collapsed, and a young woman is driven from her home after her neighborhood is burned and her family murdered. Despite the violence and hopelessness that surrounds her, she is determined to spread her spiritual message.… (mere)

22
35,003 medlemmer, 1,626 anmeldelser
3.92 stjerner (3.92 stjerner)

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sturlington (120): Sequel to Catching Fire.

23
19,446 medlemmer, 251 anmeldelser
4.11 stjerner (4.11 stjerner)

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sturlington (42): Satirical apocalyptic novel.

24
11,201 medlemmer, 296 anmeldelser
3.68 stjerner (3.68 stjerner)

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sturlington (23): WWII alternate history dystopia. Fascist US.

25
4,178 medlemmer, 157 anmeldelser
3.85 stjerner (3.85 stjerner)

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sturlington (102): Classic "pre-apocalyptic" novel. Nuclear devastation.

26
2,763 medlemmer, 144 anmeldelser
3.94 stjerner (3.94 stjerner)

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sturlington (59): Sequel to The Year of the Flood.

27
19,707 medlemmer, 320 anmeldelser
3.92 stjerner (3.92 stjerner)

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sturlington (25): Classic cyberpunk. Required reading.

28
17,471 medlemmer, 335 anmeldelser
4.11 stjerner (4.11 stjerner)

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sturlington (31): Cyberpunk (or post-cyberpunk).

29
13,931 medlemmer, 266 anmeldelser
4.04 stjerner (4.04 stjerner)

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sturlington (24): Human colonization of Mars, during which there is a nuclear war on Earth.

30
11,971 medlemmer, 616 anmeldelser
3.91 stjerner (3.91 stjerner)

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sturlington (122): YA dystopia. Conformity, personal appearance. First of a series.

31
6,798 medlemmer, 177 anmeldelser
3.85 stjerner (3.85 stjerner)

Forklaringer:

sturlington (63): Classic precursor to 1984. Required reading for serious fans of dystopian lit.

32
6,284 medlemmer, 340 anmeldelser
3.92 stjerner (3.92 stjerner)

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sturlington (58): Sequel to Oryx and Crake.

33
5,060 medlemmer, 313 anmeldelser
4.1 stjerner (4.1 stjerner)

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sturlington (121): Future subterranean totalitarian society. Post-apocalyptic--environmental destruction.

34
5,044 medlemmer, 191 anmeldelser
3.57 stjerner (3.57 stjerner)

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sturlington (43): Futuristic dystopia/apocalyptic novel. Male infertility, human extinction, dictatorship. Christian allegory.

35
19,085 medlemmer, 845 anmeldelser
3.82 stjerner (3.82 stjerner)

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sturlington (26): Alternate history dystopia. Cloning and organ harvesting.

36
8,566 medlemmer, 197 anmeldelser
3.93 stjerner (3.93 stjerner)

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aulsmith (0): Clarke didn't mean this to be dystopian, just a sad evolutionary farewell.

sturlington (123): False utopia. Alien invasion, transhumanism.

37
7,957 medlemmer, 580 anmeldelser
3.89 stjerner (3.89 stjerner)

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sturlington (27): Vampire apocalypse. First in a trilogy.

38
3,901 medlemmer, 103 anmeldelser
3.91 stjerner (3.91 stjerner)

Forklaringer:

sturlington (44): Post-apocalyptic dystopia. Evolution of humanity, development of telepathic powers, theological themes. YA audience.

39
2,843 medlemmer, 136 anmeldelser
3.84 stjerner (3.84 stjerner)

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sturlington (28): Sequel to The Passage.

40
18,789 medlemmer, 1,331 anmeldelser
4.01 stjerner (4.01 stjerner)

Forklaringer:

sturlington (0): YA dystopia. Conformity, totalitarianism. First of a trilogy.

41
16,686 medlemmer, 452 anmeldelser
4.32 stjerner (4.32 stjerner)

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sturlington (125): Alternate history with superheroes. Dystopian and apocalyptic themes.

42
5,267 medlemmer, 264 anmeldelser
3.76 stjerner (3.76 stjerner)

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Her_Royal_Orangeness (0): RapeX1000. *shudder*

sturlington (113): Futuristic biopunk dystopia. Climate change and genetic engineering.

43
2,926 medlemmer, 191 anmeldelser
3.78 stjerner (3.78 stjerner)

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sturlington (103): Feminist dystopia in which women gain the power to kill with electrical shocks. Reverse gender roles.

44
2,526 medlemmer, 69 anmeldelser
3.6 stjerner (3.6 stjerner)

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sturlington (124): Feminist dystopia in which suburban housewives are replaced with robot versions of themselves by their husbands.

45
2,482 medlemmer, 69 anmeldelser
4.05 stjerner (4.05 stjerner)

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sturlington (56): Sequel to Parable of the Sower.

46
12,831 medlemmer, 646 anmeldelser
4 stjerner (4 stjerner)

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sturlington (115): Zombie apocalypse.

47
2,449 medlemmer, 80 anmeldelser
4.04 stjerner (4.04 stjerner)

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sturlington (8): Far future following an apocalypse; first contact with advanced alien species. First in a trilogy.

48
1,936 medlemmer, 49 anmeldelser
4.06 stjerner (4.06 stjerner)

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sturlington (95): Feminist false utopia. Post-apocalyptic matriarchal society.

49
1,533 medlemmer, 57 anmeldelser
3.84 stjerner (3.84 stjerner)

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sturlington (128): Post-apocalyptic novel. Cloning, loss of individuality.

50
1,416 medlemmer, 80 anmeldelser
3.86 stjerner (3.86 stjerner)

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sturlington (110): Climate change leads to drought, collapse, and violent clashes over water in the Southwest.

51
1,140 medlemmer, 18 anmeldelser
4.08 stjerner (4.08 stjerner)

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sturlington (36): Collection of three novels. Two are set on alien planets. One is far-future post-apocalyptic Earth following an alien invasion.

52
951 medlemmer, 102 anmeldelser
3.76 stjerner (3.76 stjerner)

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sturlington (138): Futuristic dystopia. Organ harvesting, euthanasia of the aged and non-productive members of society.

53
28,644 medlemmer, 677 anmeldelser
4.26 stjerner (4.26 stjerner)

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sturlington (19): Comic apocalyptic novel that takes the biblical rapture as its premise.

54
19,059 medlemmer, 423 anmeldelser
3.81 stjerner (3.81 stjerner)

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sturlington (14): Post-apocalyptic alternate universe. Mix of western, horror and science fiction. First in a series.

55
15,167 medlemmer, 630 anmeldelser
4.11 stjerner (4.11 stjerner)

Lister: sturlington, Dreesie, PDE, kara.shamy, BLBera, gypsysmom

Nedadvendte tommelfingre: jcirulli

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sturlington (7): This novel takes place in many different time periods, one of which is a mega-corporation dystopia with cloning, and another is a post-apocalyptic scenario featuring a fictional dialect.… (mere)

56
13,017 medlemmer, 1,026 anmeldelser
4.11 stjerner (4.11 stjerner)

Lister: hipdeep, awarren1, ManWithAnAgenda, Dreesie, rretzler, sturlington

Nedadvendte tommelfingre: Rosenort

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sturlington (132): Futuristic dystopia: overcrowding and escape to virtual reality. Video game-like narrative.

57
11,093 medlemmer, 351 anmeldelser
4.07 stjerner (4.07 stjerner)

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sturlington (131): Apocalyptic allegory. Blindness epidemic, extreme regression of civilization.

58
9,596 medlemmer, 411 anmeldelser
3.83 stjerner (3.83 stjerner)

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sturlington (34): A mysterious dome encloses a small town and civilization regresses quickly. Strong apocalyptic themes.

59
9,048 medlemmer, 177 anmeldelser
4.17 stjerner (4.17 stjerner)

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sturlington (195): Probably not going to read this since I saw the movie.

60
8,092 medlemmer, 272 anmeldelser
3.83 stjerner (3.83 stjerner)

Lister: cej1027, Dilara86, awarren1, ManWithAnAgenda, ahef1963, Dreesie

Nedadvendte tommelfingre: sturlington

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sturlington (0): Sequel to Uglies.

61
7,944 medlemmer, 214 anmeldelser
4.02 stjerner (4.02 stjerner)

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sturlington (18): Futuristic dystopia; perpetual war.

62
6,390 medlemmer, 45 anmeldelser
3.78 stjerner (3.78 stjerner)

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sturlington (240): Sequel to Count Zero.

63
5,453 medlemmer, 95 anmeldelser
3.94 stjerner (3.94 stjerner)

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sturlington (126): Alien civilization that experiences cyclical apocalypses.

64
4,527 medlemmer, 249 anmeldelser
4.22 stjerner (4.22 stjerner)

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sturlington (196): DNF

65
4,237 medlemmer, 131 anmeldelser
3.99 stjerner (3.99 stjerner)

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sturlington (38): Classic post-nuclear war apocalyptic fiction. The residents of a small Florida town, having been alerted just prior to an all-out nuclear war, must struggle with the vagaries of small-town politics after the apocalypse.… (mere)

66
4,209 medlemmer, 104 anmeldelser
3.99 stjerner (3.99 stjerner)

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sturlington (129): Futuristic dystopia. Survival contests. One of The Bachman Books.

67
3,765 medlemmer, 63 anmeldelser
3.92 stjerner (3.92 stjerner)

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sturlington (130): A comet has slammed into the Earth, destroying all governing structures, and within weeks all of the survivors have reverted to feudalism, cannibalism and worse. Fun times.… (mere)

68
3,658 medlemmer, 80 anmeldelser
3.74 stjerner (3.74 stjerner)

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sturlington (127): Post-apocalyptic. When the end of America comes, what is the one thing that can bring us back from the brink of complete anarchy? That's right: the U.S. Postal Service.… (mere)

69
3,627 medlemmer, 249 anmeldelser
4.09 stjerner (4.09 stjerner)

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sturlington (182): First of a series.

70
2,219 medlemmer, 59 anmeldelser
3.42 stjerner (3.42 stjerner)

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sturlington (99): A utopian all-female society.

71
1,947 medlemmer, 129 anmeldelser
3.39 stjerner (3.39 stjerner)

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sturlington (98): Satirical dystopia in which people volunteer to live in a closed community where they must spend every other month in prison.

72
585 medlemmer, 20 anmeldelser
4.19 stjerner (4.19 stjerner)
73
375 medlemmer, 16 anmeldelser
3.91 stjerner (3.91 stjerner)

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sturlington (96): Post-nuclear war. Once the apocalypse is over with, two women survive on a farm on the Oregon coast while trying to preserve the remainder of mankind's knowledge and sparring with the ultra-Christian religious cult down the beach.… (mere)

74
14,644 medlemmer, 264 anmeldelser
3.75 stjerner (3.75 stjerner)

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sturlington (35): Martian invasion with a strong apocalyptic tone.

75
7,461 medlemmer, 117 anmeldelser
3.99 stjerner (3.99 stjerner)

Lister: NateK, PDE, sturlington, JoyKP, ShellyS

Nedadvendte tommelfingre: ShelfMonkey

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sturlington (21): Short stories, several of which have apocalyptic and dystopian themes.

76
6,865 medlemmer, 208 anmeldelser
3.77 stjerner (3.77 stjerner)

Lister: Dilara86, cej1027, ManWithAnAgenda, awarren1, ahef1963

Nedadvendte tommelfingre: sturlington

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sturlington (0): Sequel to Pretties.

77
5,924 medlemmer, 70 anmeldelser
3.74 stjerner (3.74 stjerner)
78
5,316 medlemmer, 321 anmeldelser
3.98 stjerner (3.98 stjerner)
79
5,180 medlemmer, 150 anmeldelser
4.01 stjerner (4.01 stjerner)

Lister: ManWithAnAgenda, kara.shamy, PDE, EvolvedMan, sturlington

Nedadvendte tommelfingre: Lucy_Skywalker

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Lucy_Skywalker (0): a great book, indeed, but it's not really a dystopia

sturlington (54): Alternate realities include dystopian and apocalyptic possibilities.

80
4,515 medlemmer, 416 anmeldelser
3.78 stjerner (3.78 stjerner)

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sturlington (141): YA dystopia. Technology implants.

81
3,330 medlemmer, 140 anmeldelser
3.97 stjerner (3.97 stjerner)
82
3,028 medlemmer, 164 anmeldelser
3.6 stjerner (3.6 stjerner)

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sturlington (217): DNF

83
2,803 medlemmer, 250 anmeldelser
3.87 stjerner (3.87 stjerner)

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youthfulzombie (4): Awesome post-apocalyptic zombies

sturlington (198): Zombie apocalypse. DNF

84
2,740 medlemmer, 42 anmeldelser
3.93 stjerner (3.93 stjerner)

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sturlington (246): Overpopulation dystopia. DNF

85
2,298 medlemmer, 188 anmeldelser
3.93 stjerner (3.93 stjerner)

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sturlington (245): Post-apocalyptic. DNF

86
2,114 medlemmer, 132 anmeldelser
3.62 stjerner (3.62 stjerner)

Lister: kara.shamy, gypsysmom, BLBera, sallypursell, sturlington

Nedadvendte tommelfingre: rretzler

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rretzler (0): Ugh - I think magic and sci-fi in the same book ruined it for me.

87
1,871 medlemmer, 143 anmeldelser
3.62 stjerner (3.62 stjerner)
88
1,806 medlemmer, 45 anmeldelser
3.49 stjerner (3.49 stjerner)

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sturlington (17): Feminist spec fiction set in 4 alternate universes, two of which could be considered dystopias.

89
1,701 medlemmer, 167 anmeldelser
3.83 stjerner (3.83 stjerner)

Forklaringer:

sturlington (51): Pre-apocalyptic. Imminent meteor impact causes social collapse. First in a trilogy.

90
1,429 medlemmer, 107 anmeldelser
3.89 stjerner (3.89 stjerner)

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sturlington (135): WWII alternate history in which England goes fascist. First in a trilogy.

91
1,362 medlemmer, 46 anmeldelser
3.87 stjerner (3.87 stjerner)

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sturlington (100): Feminist post-apocalyptic fiction. Regression of civilization, return to the wilderness.

92
1,354 medlemmer, 65 anmeldelser
3.84 stjerner (3.84 stjerner)

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sturlington (67): Post-apocalyptic dystopian city dominated by a genetically engineered giant bear.

93
1,287 medlemmer, 71 anmeldelser
3.79 stjerner (3.79 stjerner)

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sturlington (80): Dystopian future in which outlawing of fossil fuels has sparked a second American Civil War.

94
1,279 medlemmer, 44 anmeldelser
3.42 stjerner (3.42 stjerner)

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sturlington (137): First in a trilogy. Climate change apocalypse.

95
1,243 medlemmer, 35 anmeldelser
4.08 stjerner (4.08 stjerner)

Forklaringer:

sturlington (9): Sequel to Dawn.

96
1,034 medlemmer, 85 anmeldelser
3.62 stjerner (3.62 stjerner)
97
987 medlemmer, 24 anmeldelser
3.65 stjerner (3.65 stjerner)
98
833 medlemmer, 32 anmeldelser
4.05 stjerner (4.05 stjerner)
99
781 medlemmer, 18 anmeldelser
3.86 stjerner (3.86 stjerner)
100
778 medlemmer, 46 anmeldelser
3.75 stjerner (3.75 stjerner)

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sturlington (72): Near-future feminist dystopia in which abortion has been outlawed.

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