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Books, Documentaries, Reviews: WOOL, Hugh Howey

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Books, Documentaries, Reviews:  January 20, 2016

Wool, Shift, and Dust

 

I am so enjoying this trilogy:  WOOL, SHIFT, and DUST–thanks to a recommendation by friend June Derr.

June didn’t tell me that there was a prequel, SHIFT, written after WOOL (how did they get into this mess?), and a sequel (DIRT) that ends the story.

So, I was delighted that I could keep on reading about this story.

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Hugh Howey started by writing a short story–and it took off.  Readers wrote him wanting more, wanting to engage about the characters and the situation.  Eventually a publisher picked up what became a book, and it hit the NY Times bestseller list in short order.  Ridley Scott has optioned the story for a movie, which I hope he makes.  It would be so very visual.

Great characters, great story, good reads!

Written by louisaenright

January 20, 2016 at 11:31 am

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  1. I’m so glad that you like it. I own all three. I will want to read them all again in a few years. Yes, I too, hope Ridley Scott makes a movie and keeps it all hush hush until it comes out.

    June Derr

    January 20, 2016 at 5:16 pm


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