Review: Rivers by Michael Farris Smith

Posted: April 28, 2014 in Fiction Bookshelf
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Rivers 
by Michael Farris Smith

via James L. Thane: A Harrowing Tale of Life Below the Line

 

This is a post-apocalyptic tale that will remind many readers of Cormac McCarthy’s book, The Road. It’s set in a not too far-distant future when, presumably because of climate change, the Gulf Coast from Florida across to Texas has become a soggy, desolate area of constant rain and storms where the sun never shines. Katrina-like hurricanes have repeatedly devastated the region to the point where rebuilding no longer makes any sense. ….

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