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Paperback Annihilation Book

ISBN: 0374104093

ISBN13: 9780374104092

Annihilation

(Book #1 in the Southern Reach Series)

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Book Overview

A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM ALEX GARLAND, STARRING NATALIE PORTMAN AND OSCAR ISAAC The Southern Reach Trilogy begins with Annihilation , the Nebula Award-winning novel that "reads as if Verne or Wellsian adventurers exploring a mysterious island had warped through into a Kafkaesque nightmare world" (Kim Stanley Robinson). Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization...

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A Perfect Start to the Southern Reach Trilogy

I loved everything about this book. I personally really related to the protagonist and felt as though I really understood her. The plot is interesting and harrowing and I stayed up late to read this many a night because I just couldn’t put it down. The best thing is if you don’t feel like reading the whole trilogy then this works very well as a stand alone.

Fantastic but foreboding

Creepy as all heck, and one of the best-written horror stories that I've read, even though it's technically science fiction.

Smart, Creepy, and will stay with you.

Brilliant book! It is beautiful and descriptive. It is haunting. And will surely haunt you. I cannot wait to buy the other two novels to learn more about this world.

Simple yet haunting

Never have I read a book that could be so steadily paced with rich vocabulary and a plot that cannot be predicted. The action is not typical; it's more suspenseful in being unsure as the reader of what will happen next. Just as unsure as those in the current expedition. I would recommend this book.

Annihilation Mentions in Our Blog

Annihilation in 5 Dystopian Novels That Reinforce the Importance of Earth Day
5 Dystopian Novels That Reinforce the Importance of Earth Day
Published by Emma Zaratian • April 22, 2019

Because we're gluttons for punishment, we thought we'd revisit five notable (and very different) dystopian novels that explore themes of environmental disaster. Just to pique our survivalist instincts this Earth Day.

Annihilation in Book to Screen: Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Book to Screen: Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Published by Bianca Smith • February 13, 2018

What will they find in Area X?

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