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Wool

Howey, Hugh (Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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In a ruined and hostile landscape, in a future few have been unlucky enough to survive, a community exists in a giant underground silo. Inside, men and women live an enclosed life full of rules and regulations, of secrets and lies. To live, you must follow the rules. But some don't. These are the dangerous ones; these are the people who dare to hope and dream, and who infect others with their optimism. Their punishment is simple and deadly. They are allowed outside. Jules is one of these people. She may well be the last.
Authors: Howey, Hugh
Title: Wool
Publisher: New York :, Simon & Schuster Paperbacks,, 2013.
Edition: First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Characteristics: 508 pages ; 21 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: In a ruined and hostile landscape, in a future few have been unlucky enough to survive, a community exists in a giant underground silo. Inside, men and women live an enclosed life full of rules and regulations, of secrets and lies. To live, you must follow the rules. But some don't. These are the dangerous ones; these are the people who dare to hope and dream, and who infect others with their optimism. Their punishment is simple and deadly. They are allowed outside. Jules is one of these people. She may well be the last.
Local Note: 1 6 15 16 17 18 29 53 60 61 62 67 76 79 112 138 148 149 150 152 172 173 175 203 210 216 224 243
ISBN: 1476733953
9781476733951
Statement of Responsibility: Hugh Howey
Subject Headings: Dystopias Fiction. Civilization, Subterranean Fiction.
Genre/Form: Science fiction.
Topical Term: Dystopias
Civilization, Subterranean
LCCN: 2012462173
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Jun 25, 2014
  • OneRepublicFan rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I think one of the main reasons I liked this book was because of his writing style and how he set up the characters, I found it very intriguing. How he really took you into their lives, instead of making it one of the cliche living in confinement stories. Near the end I found myself rushing a bit, maybe because it was so long or just I had to find out what was going to happen. It's a very good read you won't be disappointed.

I loved the Wool trilogy that was recommened to me by a friend. It's a page turner and made me believe in the world that Hugh Howey described. I was very glad the library had these books for me to read. Also I just heard a movie is being made of Wool and the casting starts this year with the movie out in 2015. I can't wait!

Mar 06, 2014
  • nkraft rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I really enjoyed this book. I tore through the first few chapters, then slowed down a bit after several abrupt... endings... if you will. That said, it finished wonderfully. Howey's style is great, and I look forward to reading the follow-up books in the trilogy and future works. FYI: to those looking for Dust, PPL now has a single copy on the shelves, and you can find it by searching by Author: Hugh Howey.

Why can't I find the third of the trilogy here (Dust)? Can you please order it? It appears I'm not the only one looking for it.

Thanks.

I too am disappointed that the Library does not have the third book of the trilogy (Dust) in its collection..

This is a trilogy and OPL doesn't seem to have the last book (Dust), which seems odd. At least it doesn't come up when I search, unless I'm missing something. It's strange that they only have two thirds of a trilogy.

Nov 12, 2013
  • RPRDR rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of the best SF series !!

Oct 10, 2013
  • homedaycare rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Well developed characters are dispatched- "off with his head" and you don't realize it at first but later in the story your brain has to come to grips with the evil some people are capable of. Kept me up reading far in to the night.

Sep 02, 2013
  • mrmervis rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Really good read, couldn't put it down until I finished it.

Jul 06, 2013
  • HelloJosephine rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Life in The Silo just didn't speak to me at all.

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