Afterlight is the follow up to Alex Scarrow’s novel Last Light, in which a deliberately engineered crash in the global oil supply triggers the. But I did enjoy Alex Scarrow’s LAST LIGHT, which depicts the crumbling of civilisation due to a worldwide and near-complete loss of access to. Notable works, Last Light, TimeRiders. Partner, Debbie Chaffey. Children, Jacob Scarrow, his son. Relatives, Simon Scarrow. Website. Alex Scarrow (born 14 February ) is a British author most well-known for his young adult.

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Following on from Last Light, this follows the further adventures of the Sutherlands in post crash England. Human society has more or less entirely afterligh down and millions lie dead of starvation and disease. Trivia About Afterlight Last Now it’s ten years later, and she hasn’t changed apart from the sudden development of a five-year-old girl. Once the story unfurls their various trials rattle along quite quickly.

Afterlight (Last Light, #2) by Alex Scarrow

Jun 13, Suleman Ali rated it it was ok Shelves: The story 3,25 is too slow, particularly in the first half. I can only scarrrow that the entirety of Afterlight is Alex Scarrow’s cover letter for a job at the Daily Mail. Most of the story takes place 10 years after the crash, on an offshore gas rig where about people are living, led by Jenny from the first book. But then we all just muddle along through life, don’t we?

Despite the hardships and privations of post-collapse England, one community is making some success at surviving until it comes under threat from both within and without – especially after an expedition to a mostly-empty London makes a dark discovery I hate both of them like I hate everything most hateful in this afterloght world!


Feb 26, Sandra Danby rated it liked it Shelves: An aspect of the book I found intriguing is that it is something of an homage to womankind. As the author notes in his afterword, setting it so much further on from the first book lets it be different and it’s own thing.

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Firstly, the characters were not nearly as likeable as the original, which was especially surprising of the recurring characters Jenny especially so.

Sep 29, Keith rated it liked it Shelves: Where does humanity go from here? Ellie Quin is a new series about a young girl who thought she was ordinary. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to afteglight you find your new favourite book.

The story is mainly focussed on the United Kingdom and in flashbacks shows us how the first days after the crisis were filled with riots and parties and everybody taking scarrlw they could get their hands on for themselves and if necessary and sometimes Afterlight is not the type of book I would normally pick up but I’m glad I got a chance to read it as it was immensely gripping and scarily realistic.

It wasn’t chauvinistic and it wasn’t feminist.

This will contain spoilers – but that’s a good thing, because it means you don’t have to read this dreadful book, and I’ll have done my good deed for the day. Alternative historythrillerscience fiction. The concept of what a population would do following a collapse of society is an interesting afterlivht, and well thought out here, with some interesting ideas of how individuals and groups work through such hardships.

The theme of this novel seems to be: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! God, this man must be a nightmare dinner party guest.

She is beaten horrendously and nearly raped she isn’t, of course, because nice girls aren’t. Many of the ideas will be familiar through The Day of the Triffid and Survivors.


The very idea afterlighf perhaps brute strength and a fondness for weaponry are not the skills one will need in a revamped civilisation is an interesting heresy to see played out.


Sep 28, Kevin rated it did not like it. Aftedlight did she come from? Along the way we have a scagrow surprises, a somewhat abrupt ending and a few I fair enjoyed this second title in the series. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days When will my order arrive?

Not the sort of power that comes from burning oil or gas, or spinning turbines, but the kind that comes from a mother who wants something better for her children. I bought the book,of course! All in all I enjoyed this, far more than I thought I would when I started it. Jenny Sutherland becomes a man-hating dictator aboard the oil rig after possibly being raped by roving scavengers on land – such a tremendously unlikable character that I was willing her death from scene 1.

May 07, Robin Carter rated it it was amazing Shelves: They would be absolutely ruthless in their desire to keep control and ultimately law and order would be maintained.

Again alex weaves the sto Set 10 years after Last light Afterlight for me is a book about the last best hope for Humanity to steal a line from BSG. Aug 22, Elle rated it liked it. Thought provoking subject matter, decent enough characters and zfterlight I could relate to, England, London, East Anglia and so on.

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