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A Boy and his Dog at the End of the World | Goldsboro BooksThank you! The hunt that begins that night will take Griz and Jip through the ruins of the old world and bring them face to face with the best and worst of humanity—what it was and what it still is even after civilization has ground to a halt. The hunt for Jess propels this story forward like a rocket, and Fletcher does a masterful job keeping the stakes high and the suspense crackling while still creating plenty of space for readers to get to know Griz and explore this fascinating not-quite-empty world. This un-put-down-able story has everything—a well-imagined post-apocalyptic world, great characters, incredible suspense, and, of course, the fierce love of some very good dogs. There was a problem adding your email address. Please try again. Be the first to discover new talent!
A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World
Nature has reclaimed our planet, yes, but only because, years before the book begins, most of humanity died off. Add to Bag. All is relatively right in the world for young narrator Griz, a child of this new epoch. Their precarious but happy existence is through off kilter when a roguish traveler named Brand, full of stories and braggadocio about the outside world, makes landfall on their island. Griz heads out to parts unknown with his remaining dog Jip, hoping to track Brand and his flamboyant red-sailed ship across the sea to the lands beyond and reclaim his loyal pup.
Enlarge Orbit Books Dystopian stories take many forms, but it's a rare dystopian novel that prominently features man's best friend. Author of the Oversight and Stoneheart trilogies, C. Fletcher doesn't hide the importance of dogs in his latest novel. Aptly titled A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World , it follows a young boy named Griz as he goes on a journey to retrieve his stolen pet. Griz's world is a broken version of our own. An event known as The Gelding has devastated the world's population so much so that only thousands—not billions—of humans survive.
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Dystopian novels are all the rage. Moreover, no fictional dystopia matches the historical realities of the Nazi death-camps or the Soviet gulag. Not only the human part, as it turns out. Dogs were affected too and now very few bitches are born. Only a tiny number of people escaped the Gelding. Griz, obviously, is one of them. The world is that empty.
The cycle tells the story of an amoral boy Vic and his telepathic dog Blood , who work together as a team to survive in the post-apocalyptic world after a nuclear war. The original novella was followed by short stories and a graphic novel. Ellison began the cycle with the short story of the same title, published in New Worlds , and expanded and revised the tale to novella length for his story collection The Beast that Shouted Love at the Heart of the World the same year. The cycle begins chronologically with " Eggsucker ", which chronicles the early years of the association between the young loner Vic and his brilliant, telepathic dog, Blood. Martin's Press , , a three-story graphic novel collection illustrated by Richard Corben , who also illustrated for this collection two other short stories featuring Vic and Blood: "Eggsucker" a prequel to A Boy and His Dog , first published in Thomas Durward, ed.
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