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not sure I bought all the dooms day stuff but it was a great book random thoughts Send a noteboard - 12/08/2011 05:50:50 PM
I would say it would make a strong running for the best book I read this year with only Julian Comstock coming close. If you accept the technology side of the story the rest of the plot holds up great with the exception that the strict carbon bans don't really make sense since only coastal areas would care when people are starving so even the coastal area sacrifices would be futile. I think the complexity and depth of characters and setting were amazing and I loved the ending.
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The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi – a post-apocalyptic future, 21st-century style. - 12/08/2011 12:53:36 PM 6802 Views
I have the book on my to be read pile - 12/08/2011 03:24:40 PM 852 Views
i loved this book. very awesome to read *NM* - 12/08/2011 04:41:31 PM 532 Views
not sure I bought all the dooms day stuff but it was a great book - 12/08/2011 05:50:50 PM 1004 Views
To be fair, we don't know how strictly other countries ration their CO2. - 12/08/2011 08:26:33 PM 1009 Views
yes but what would be the point of just one country restricting CO2? - 13/08/2011 03:41:09 AM 926 Views
One country can't do anything about how the other countries behave. - 13/08/2011 11:33:39 AM 1105 Views
and how well did that work out for them? - 13/08/2011 10:06:51 PM 1007 Views
I look forward to reading this. Thanks *NM* - 13/08/2011 05:12:18 AM 466 Views

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