The Year of the Flood, by Margaret Atwood

This novel tells a story parallel to Oryx and Crake, and although it was well written and enjoyable, I'm not quite sure what the point of it was. For anyone who has read Oryx and Crake, there is very little new info. It is stuff you already knew, seen through the eyes of new characters. …

The waterless flood

I liked Oryx and Crake so much I got the sequel, The Year of the Flood--although I've heard several people say it can stand alone and doesn't need any knowledge of Oryx and Crake in order to read it. So far this is true. The story follows several characters who are a part of the …

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood: greed kills

I really enjoyed this novel. Yes, it's kind of a tired and overdone subject, but it was executed very well, with a lot of new elements. In the very near future, the world is dominated by corporations, who's privileged employees and their families live in compounds isolated from the 'plebelands' where the regular poor folks …