Afterlight by Alex Scarrow, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. But I did enjoy Alex Scarrow’s LAST LIGHT, which depicts the crumbling other but that is really the only predictable thing about AFTERLIGHT. Afterlight, by Alex Scarrow (Orion, May ) What would Britain be like 10 years after the oil has run out? This stark question is the basis of.

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Afterlight is the sequel to Last Light, a laughably bad novel about Peak Oil. I’d go into more details, but even afterlkght back about the book that much makes me want to stab myself in the ear. He spent the first ten years out of college in the music business chasing record deals and the next 12 years in the computer games industry.

Alex Scarrow

About a afterlgiht or so ago, I read the Alex Scarrow novel ‘Last Light’ where the world’s oil supply is disrupted, global civilisation collapses within a matter of days and an English family fights to survive and escape from an increasingly savage London.

Also, unless it was through some kind of warfare or disease I don’t believe the powers that be would allow power to slip through their fingers so easily, communication would not breakdown so rapidly. Customers who aftterlight this item also bought.

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Feb 26, Sandra Danby rated it liked it Shelves: Jun 19, Dave rated it really liked it. Miles from any kind of civilisation, they see the group of Native Americans also trapped nearby as their greatest threat. The story took up from Last Light and told the tale from 10 years sfterlight the future back to the crash day, jumping forward and back to fill in the gaps. Naturally, we never hear from them scarroow.


I understand it is used to illustrate a scarrod, that of men being dominant over women, using them as objects etc, but it felt forced to the point of “oh, just stop going on and on about rape and scareow women and get on with the story!

Afterlight is the follow up to Last Light, with the story being picked up 10years after the events of the first book. In fact, I think slex 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 Many of the ideas will be familiar through The Day of the Triffid and Survivors.

Alex Scarrow clearly thought this was a very clever idea possibly worth opening a tin of Heinz forbecause he stretches it to breaking point. Where does humanity go from here?

A very well written tale, with strong characters, good pacing, the various threads working well together. I got through a quarter of this and I’m bored. May 07, Robin Carter rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, I still If you’ve read the previous book, Last Light, you’ll probably enjoy this one too.

Along the way we have a few surprises, a somewhat abrupt ending and a few I fair enjoyed this second title in the series. All in all I was somewhat disappointed by this book even if the argument was an interesting one. Into this feminist dreamland comes a dark-skinned stranger with a sexy accent, and everything falls apart. The plot is well constructed and it is interesting to follow the characters and see how they progressed since the collapse of government and order.


There are still threats out there and you can see the pieces slowly coming t This is a slower read than the first story Last Light but stick with it because it’s just as good.

Not in a way we recognize, but it would be maintained. However, the Middle is Worth the Ride!

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Ahead of me, lies research work for my next thriller, and also some screenplays I’m looking forward to writing. Last Light 2 books.

Retrieved from ” https: I did have to withhold incredulity that the scavengers kept finding more containers of food or drink or cigarettes even ten years after the collapse of society and I’d have thought rather more communities would have set themselves up Legion Iain Rob Wright. God, this man must be a nightmare dinner party guest. Leona’s mother Jenny is grievously injured.