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I live a nomadic existence with my wife Frances, and son Jacob. To view it, click here. I first read Last Light in orbut I’ve always wanted to go back and revisit it again, because as well as being entertaining, it’s a book that carries a message – the When it comes to post-apocalyptic novels, the ones I find I enjoy the most alexx the ones that are very real scenarios.

But in the main this is an exciting and properly thought provoking thriller. Dss kept up until the end and didn’t disappoint. As the world’s oil supplies are abruptly cut off, one somewhat ordinary family struggles to cope. The whole picture of the British army is so both cliched and uninformed with a weak and nervous platoon commander who doesn’t have the boys respect and the robust and steadying voice of Sgt Bolton.

This is a mad book about peak oil, so a good one for aleex conspiracy nutjob in your life.

Jun 30, Penny rated it did not like it Shelves: Thori other words, total suspension of disbelief as I spent a few days tied to the story. Aside from the interesting subject matter on the cover blurb, it was the reviews on Amazon than prompted me to read this book.

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It’s just a device to pin the story on, and I’m ok with that. Et si demain le pire se produisait? We all know the truth, but will not face up to it. No trivia or quizzes yet. Meanwhile, daughter is at uni and son is at school, and soon all their lives are thrown into danger when the full-on crisis hits.


This terrible book reads like a conspiracy theorists craziest fantasies. I struggled with this, not only because of the limitations of human memory, but also because this is a shadowy Illuminati-style cabal who have been secretly pulling the world’s strings for years No trivia or quizzes yet.

But the real fact of the world’s total dependence on oil supplies that could be stopped within days or weeks is true and scary.

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It’s an excellent thriller that keeps you turning the pages long into the night. It begins on a very normal Monday morning.

Mar 20 – I just finished reading a few chapters and I already want to stock my pantry with canned goods and barricade my door! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sobering scenario of Britain in panic due to oil shortages. He is also able to take a well aimed shot with a rifle, he had only recently acquired from a vehicle moving at speed!

Scarroa truly hated this character.

Maybe make you want to learn how to make soap or a pair of shoes. Read it and the next time you “gas up”, think of Andy.

Preview — Last Light by Alex Scarrow. I dare any of you to read this book and finish it with a clear concience about your carbon footprint, to not check the cupboards to see what food you have in and to wonder if leaving the city might be an ideas Dec 23, Iona rated it it was amazing Shelves: Although I’m glad to be where I am now, I do occasionally kick myself for not having succumbed to the writing bug much earlier.


The drama occurs when this supply is suddenly cut off. Read it and the next time you “gas up”, think of Andy. I read the second volume from the series before the first one, so I knew what to expect. First cut off the oil supply and civilization collapses awfully fast nobrainer on that. Mar 22 – I really enjoyed reading this book and I had nightmares the night I started reading it – I kept waking up and trying to remember how to survive if ever this situation happened.


To view it, click here. Laughably, a central plot point hinges on the daughter remembering some other shadowy sfarrow she saw after walking into the wrong hotel room in New York when she was a pre-pubescent. This book scared the crap out of me! Andy, the main character, a self confessed geek and nerd becomes both a tower of strength, leading a platoon of soldiers with no military experience and overpowers an I really wanted to like this book and in truth the first few pages were turned very dominoos as I was drawn into the early chapters but then the title became true Honestly this book kind of scared me.

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The violence card gets overplayed and too early. Alex Scarrow captured the dialects of the characters very well too, though I wonder if American readers would spot a Newcastle accent in text as easily as a British reader.

And I think at some point in our lives, maybe, it will