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Robopocalypse, by Daniel H. Wilson Book Review | SFReader.com
Robopocalypse, by Daniel H. Wilson Genre: Science Horror Publisher: Doubleday Published: 2011 Review Posted: 9/18/2013 Reviewer Rating:
Reader Rating: 9 out of 10
Robopocalypse, by Daniel H. Wilson
Book Review by Jaqhama
Have you read this book?
What a non-stop sci-fi thrill ride this novel was.
Read it in two days.
Couldn't help myself, the tension builds and builds.
You've just got to keep reading to find out what happens next.
Narrated at times by various different characters, but mainly by Cormac
'Bright Boy' Wallace, a battle hardened combat veteran of the New War.
All over the world isolated incidents become more commonplace. Everyday
household machinery and vehicles start to take on a life of their own.
Slowly at first, then in the blink of an eye... the machines are taking
over... and there's damn little anyone can do to stop them.
The cities shut down. The highways are death traps. Millions are
exterminated. Hundreds of thousands more flee to the countryside, where
the majority are ill prepared to survive the rigors of life in the
In small groups and communities the survivors begin to band together,
but their enemy is infinitely cunning and ever imaginative, it wants
nothing less than the total eradication of the human species.
Zero Hour has been and gone, the New War has begun, but flesh and bone
is a puny thing to pit against an intelligent army made of iron and
I'm not going to say anything more, as I don't want to give the story away.
Suffice to say that Robopocalypse is a fast paced tale that never drags.
Daniel H. Wilson has struck gold with his first fiction thriller and I hope we see more books from him in the future.
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