Back to the Garden

by Clara Hume

This novel takes the reader through apocalyptic America near the end of the century, when climate change and other ecological disasters have devastated theplanet.

  • ebook
  • Pages: 300 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.83 out of 5
  • Published September 2nd 2012 by Moon Willow Press
  • ISBN13: 9780987781314
  • Edition Language: English
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This novel takes the reader through apocalyptic America near the end of the century, when climate change and other ecological disasters have devastated the planet. A group of survivors heads out to find loved ones, meanwhile facing painful and nostalgic memories of a better world as well as struggling through personal loss and tragedy.Across fierce deserts and ghost towns, contaminated lakes and rivers, and deplorable faces of death, the group develops surprising relationships and resolutions. The novel blends suspense, humor, struggle, and sorrow as the main characters document their journey through the harsh wasteland.Back to the Garden presents a frightening and tragic possibility for our future but doesn’t ignore our affirmative connection to nature and other people. The novel attempts to open people’s eyes to the importance of respecting ecological limits, before it’s too late.