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. 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; and no-one can tell her where they are going"--
Publisher: New York :, Orbit,, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780316469852
Branch Call Number: FICTION HON
Characteristics: 324 pages ; 22 cm


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DCPL_Christine Feb 28, 2018

I was enticed to read this story by the cover. It kept my interest pretty well until I figured the ending out about 50 pages before the ending. It was an interesting story twist of an apocalyptic future.

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.

Aug 01, 2017

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

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