Nod by Adrian Barnes from Kindle store on Amazon - 99p
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Nod by Adrian Barnes from Kindle store on Amazon - 99p

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Found 2nd Sep 2017
This book has been siting at £4.99 for ages and has finally dropped down to 99p! After reading Station 47 and Children of Time, I've got a hunger for alternative post apocalyptic future and this seems a great one!

What the book is about:
Dawn breaks over Vancouver and no-one in the world has slept the night before, or almost no-one. A few people, perhaps one in ten thousand can still sleep, and they've all shared the same golden dream. A handful of children still sleep as well, but what they're dreaming remains a mystery. After six days of absolute sleep deprivation, psychosis will set in. After four weeks, the body will die. In the interim, panic ensues and a bizarre new world arises.

What The Guardian says:
The apocalypse comes in many forms, but none stranger than that of the chronic sleep deprivation that leads to mass psychosis in Adrian Barnes's audacious novel Nod (Bluemoose, £7.99). Paul is a misanthropic hack writing a non-fiction book about obscure words when the world is afflicted and the majority of citizens begin to hallucinate solipsistic realities that Paul, as a Sleeper and a wordsmith, can influence. Barnes employs this brilliant idea to explore the nature of perception, redemption, and personal and social catastrophe. Outstanding.
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thanks for the recommendation!
Cheers kevcrawfy, will make this "hot" for you (just read that the author died about the time this was published, according to an amazon reviewer...)
Edited by: "Harefoot" 2nd Sep 2017
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Harefoot4 h, 9 m ago

Cheers kevcrawfy, will make this "hot" for you (just read that the …Cheers kevcrawfy, will make this "hot" for you (just read that the author died about the time this was published, according to an amazon reviewer...)

Oh no had no idea! Hot for the author!
Recommend this book - it’s a bit uncomfortable to read at times with the breakdown of society and people but a good story
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