Best Postapocalyptic Worldbuilding

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#21
I've just now downloaded an ebook by Benjamin Percy...
'The Deadlands',

The blurb states it's set after nuke war and an epidemic. The survivors are living in a dystopian St Lois and they keep strangers away at gunpoint.
I need to read it before I can opine about it!
 

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I've just now downloaded an ebook by Benjamin Percy...
'The Deadlands',

The blurb states it's set after nuke war and an epidemic. The survivors are living in a dystopian St Lois and they keep strangers away at gunpoint.
I need to read it before I can opine about it!
It is pretty good. It can be grim reading at times. I would give it a 7/10 rating.
 
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#24
Here might be a good time to urge folks to refresh/revisit the definitions regarding 'post apocalyptic' and 'dystopian.' It can be both at the same time, but need not be.

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#26
Earth Abides by George R Stewart One the best end of civilization novels of all time. IT convincingly shows the decay and decline of the community of survivors.
 
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The second half of The Passage by Cronin is one of my all time favourite examples of post apocalyptic settings. It’s my favourite genre and I’ve read a lot of books with this theme but this one in particular really stands out
 

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