28 January, 2011

Review: The World Ends in Hickory Hollow by Ardath Mayhar

Title: The World Ends in Hickory Hollow
Author: Ardath Mayhar
Published:  1987
Length:  168 pages
Genre:  Post-Apocalyptic, Survival 
Where Found: Bookdepository    

The World Ends in Hickory Hollow

Summary: 
When the bombs fell and Western civilization ended, the residents of Hickory Hollow, Texas, scarcely noticed the difference. They were already used to fending for themselves--growing their own food, helping their neighbors survive, keeping their rural life going, much as before.

But when the Ungers--a band of renegade thieves, murderers, and ne'er-do-wells--began raiding the nearby plots, looting and killing everyone in sight, it was time to take action!

Review:
This book is lovely. One would think that a post-apocalyptic wouldn't or even shouldn't be "lovely". But this one was. Compared to other books of it genre its quite.. gentle. Gentle but a very good read. I had been looking forward to reading this since I stumbled upon it a few months ago. It lived up to my expectations. Despite being written in the 80's it doesn't really read that way. The characters are interesting and are a great group of people. I'd love to just jump into the pages of the book and have long rambling conversations with them.

There are a few things that I could find wrong with it - it was too short, the writing was a little hard to understand. Just little things like that. Nevertheless.. this is a story to curl up with on a rainy day and just read.

I can't really say to much more on it because the story is short and I do not want to give anything away.


Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

1 comment:

  1. Oh,great post .I really like it ^^!

    ☆☆ ♥░▓▓▓▓▓░░░░▓▓▓▓▓░░░▓▓░░░░▓▓░
    ☆☆ ░░░♫░░▓▓░░▓░░░░░▓░▓▓▓░░░▓▓▓░
    ☆☆ ░░♥░░░▓▓░░▓░░░░░▓░░░▓░░░░░▓░
    ☆☆░♫░░▓▓░░░░▓░░░░░▓░░░▓░░░░░▓░
    ☆☆░░░▓▓░░░░░▓░░░░░▓░░░▓░░░░░▓░
    ☆☆░♥▓▓░░░░░░▓░░░░░▓░░░▓░░░░░▓░░
    ☆☆░♫▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░▓▓▓▓▓░░░▓▓▓░░░▓▓▓░

    ----------------------------------
    Welcome to my websites : In there where have a lot of wallpapers, themes for desktop , for mobile and themes for media . Especialy all free ^^!
    http://9wallpapers.blogspot.com
    http://theme4desktop.blogspot.com
    http://theme4cellphone.blogspot.com
    http://theme4media.blogspot.com
    http://wallpaper4cellphone.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete