By Katherine Amt Hanna
An influenza plague decimates humanity...
A guy loses his spouse and child daughter...
Six years after a scourge devastates the human inhabitants, former rock celebrity Chris expense ultimately makes it from long island to Britain to reunite along with his brother. His passage leaves him scarred, in physique and brain, by way of publicity to humankind at its so much determined and hazardous. yet one other ordeal awaits him past the city ruins, in an idyllic kingdom safe haven the place Chris meets a girl, Pauline, who's principally untouched through the world’s horrors. jointly, Chris and Pauline adopt the main tricky side of Chris’s trip: confronting grief, violence, and the fellow Chris has turn into. they are going to notice even if the human spirit is able to surviving and loving back during this darker, more durable global.
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