The Ship

The Ship

Book - 2017
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"London burned for three weeks. And then it got worse ... Lalla has grown up sheltered from the chaos amid the ruins of civilization. But things are getting more dangerous outside. People are killing each other for husks of bread, and the police are detaining anyone without an identification card. On her sixteenth birthday, Lalla's father decides it's time to use their escape route--a ship he's built that is only big enough to save five hundred people. The ship is a haven, bountiful and safe from the destruction and disease that plague the rest of civilization... But the utopia her father has created isn't everything it appears. There's more food than anyone can eat, but nothing grows; more clothes than anyone can wear, but no way to mend them; more screens than anyone can use, but no way to connect them to the outside world; and no one can tell her where they are going and she aims to find out why"--
Publisher: New York :, Orbit,, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015.
ISBN: 9780316469852
0316469858
Branch Call Number: FIC HONE
Characteristics: 324 pages ; 22 cm

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kennethbhill
Aug 06, 2017

A good story about making one's life choices. Set in a future dystopian London. I enjoyed the book and I hope to read more from This author.

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djharris84
Aug 01, 2017

I didn't like this book and I found the protagonist to be whiny and boring.

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