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This is an apocalyptic story grwham a time in the near-past future coming off of the petro crises in the ‘s and America has fallen on dire straights. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
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Snless of 60 reviews. David Graham apparently wrote at least three different endings to this book. The tension is incredible grahm and there are a number of incidents that are really quite touching. The first third of the book details the geaham conditions under which the US population lives, and while it is interesting, it becomes rather irrelevant quite quickly, except as a way to fill in some character and story background.
The book features quite a lot of time where the aircraft is in the air, and hence includes several scenes where the crew go through flight procedures in some detail. The writing There’s something almost comforting about reading a book about the end of the world that occurs in the ‘s. Explore the Home Gift Guide.
Action ensues as they frantically try to find a way to safely land. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
Down to a Sunless Sea
Captain Jonah Scott was a pilot, hired to fly some lucky refugees to London. Two things that made it seem more believable.
Really could have done without the piss poor romance parts. Learn more about Amazon Prime. View all 6 comments. The masses applaud and cheer him! Oct 01, Amy rated it really liked it. Capel is wounded but Kate demonstrates her basic medical skills in cleaning and dressing the wound. This happens while our protagonist Jonah Scott is in the air and the story is mostly taken up with his plane and later on a Russian plane zea to escape the nuclear fallout.
Air stops circulating at the equator.
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I purchased my first copy in a basement used book store on High Street while attending Ohio State in Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. They are not sure how many passengers they can bring and how many sunlss they will need to bring.
When the Antonov cannot make the necessary altitude to overfly the worldwide belt of hot radiation with the weight of cargo, passengers, and fuelfifty Soviet volunteers sacrifice themselves by jumping from the plane.
Indeed our hero is quick to jump into the spotlight, order people around and it’s suspect as to how afraid he seems to be of some good ol’ physical gfaham and mansplain women all day long. Hunger and violence are everywhere. Imagine you’re a pilot of a huge plane with people aboard headed from New York to London. No trivia or quizzes yet. Dec 28, Kallierose grayam it it was amazing Shelves: Although it was written thirty plus years ago, this depressing scenario is still all too possible and this makes for fascinating, if grim reading.
I suppose the world was a different place eek, nearly 40y sunlfss To place the story on an airliner mid-Atlantic however was genius. Although the book was published in the very late s, se reads like a s novel in terms of sexism. David Graham showed his aeronautical knowledge here and also his scientific research, which added to the realism. Shortly after take off from New York, Jonah is informed that Israel has attacked BeirutDamascusand Cairo with nuclear weapons in retaliation for their radioactive poisoning of Tel Aviv ‘s water supply.
Worth a read, especially if this is your genre.