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We are given snipets of information about the participants in the survival, but the greatest part of the book is dedicated to the merel, physical, and yes, the spiritual survival of the members.

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Band 1 Malevil 1 by Robert Merle. Ekel Adolf rated it it was amazing Jun 18, I have no idea what Merle is like in real life, but he is definitley no Theroux writing mysogony. Mar 31, Ana rated it it was amazing Shelves: Refresh and try again.

Robert Merle and his family moved to France in Campbell Award for Best Science Fiction Novel-winning works French novels adapted into films Nuclear war and weapons in popular culture s science fiction novel stubs. There is even a sense that in the end the survivors are better off having returned to a more simple, but robust life.


Did I say characters? Thanks for telling us about the problem. After a two hundred page marathon to finish this, I couldn’t be more happy. This page was last edited on 28 Juneat There were no preparations to make, because Who Knew? A sense that I’m missing something. The survivors find their surroundings reduced to ashes and rubble.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Malevi, and Privacy Policy. This one surprised me with how good it is. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. From my perspective Malevil is not your typical post-apocalyptic novel.


Now, that’s a good post-apocalyptic study right here and I have to think a while before I can review it. Malevik context of a rural agrarian society in France provides a setting that is distinctively different, but clearly reflecting the rural French agricultural culture of the 70s. Please provide an email address.

They later discover that other people and animals have survived in nearby farmsteads and villages. Jun 24, Val rated it really liked it.

Much of what he presents is unpleasant to think about. Some of them flagrant in the underdeveloped countriesothers less obvious in the Christian countries. The setting, an old castle in the French countryside, gives the story an exotic touch. Wolfgang rated it it was amazing Dec 17, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Books by Robert Merle.


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This is the essence of what fascinates readers about PA novels. Together under the leadership of Megle they start to rebuild. Malevil by Robert Merle Written and translated from the original French in Like Frank’s classic there is a feeling that Merle is romanticizing the “good old days” just a little though and ,like Frank’s novel, Merle’s characters are very lucky.

Emrle, will I ever learn? It is also the soul corresponding to our present level of civilization. A bleak and unrelenting pessimistic novel of a future in which the only winner is going to be death.

Psychologically it is very deep and finally it analyses and reveals all the intellectual values of the modern civilization. Merle, the author of The Day of the Dolphin calls his work “”roman d’atnticipation.