Wool (the book & series)

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  1. Gary V

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    If you enjoy the preparedness topic you would likely enjoy this series of books. I read it several years ago and thoroughly enjoyed them. It's about people who have been living in a large underground silo for centuries. The author, Hugh Howey is an outstanding writer too.

    "This is the story of mankind clawing for survival, of mankind on the edge. The world outside has grown unkind, the view of it limited, talk of it forbidden. But there are always those who hope, who dream. These are the dangerous people, the residents who infect others with their optimism. Their punishment is simple. They are given the very thing they profess to want: They are allowed outside."

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    excellent series of books.
     
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    I read the first one and quite enjoyed it.
     
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    I wondered as I read them - if you could build a self-sustaining colony that could function on its own for generations, couldn’t you cure all of mankind’s problems and greatly reduce the chance of war and apocalypse?

    I really did like the books though.
     
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    Wool is excellent. After reading it I immediately bought several more Howey novels/series. I'm looking forward reading them all.
     
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    Wool was great as was Sand. I don't think I've read any of Howey's stuff that I didn't like. With that said, it's not really dystopian, but my favorite was Beacon 23. I deeply connected with the protagonist.
     
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    Kind of like British colonies in North America in the 1700’s?
     

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