Lighthouse Island

Lighthouse Island

Paulette Jiles, the bestselling author of the highly praised novels The Color of Lightning, Stormy Weather, and Enemy Women, pushes into new territory with Lighthouse Island—a captivating and atmospheric story set in the far future—a literary dystopian tale resonant with love and hope.

In the coming centuries the world's population has exploded. The earth is crowded with cities, animals are nearly all extinct, and drought is so widespread that water is rationed.… (more)

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Jiles paints a rich, creepily persuasive portrait of a diminished society clinging to the vestiges of a higher civilization, right down to the dwindling supply of computers that only a few members of the techie elite know how to use.

The plot may be creative and the heroine delightfully plucky, but the story itself ultimately descends into the ridiculous and convenient.


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Publisher: William Morrow (October 08, 2013)

Language: English


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