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Valhalla By Newton Thornburg Valhalla A born storyteller ST LOUIS POST DISPATCH In the dystopian future the government has collapsed cities are burning and roving gangs called Mau Maus are marauding across America A drifter named Wal
  • Title: Valhalla
  • Author: Newton Thornburg
  • ISBN: 9780316843935
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Valhalla By Newton Thornburg
    Valhalla By Newton Thornburg A born storyteller ST LOUIS POST DISPATCH In the dystopian future, the government has collapsed, cities are burning, and roving gangs, called Mau Maus, are marauding across America A drifter named Walter Stone finds refuge at a lakeside camp, where the survivors of a plane crash have met up with other refugees, and are struggling with a constantly changing cast of le A born storyteller ST LOUIS POST DISPATCH In the dystopian future, the government has collapsed, cities are burning, and roving gangs, called Mau Maus, are marauding across America A drifter named Walter Stone finds refuge at a lakeside camp, where the survivors of a plane crash have met up with other refugees, and are struggling with a constantly changing cast of leaders, as well as limited supplies Across the lake stands Valhalla, a house, well supplied with food and ammunition, where a junkman and his daughters live The goal is to take control of Valhalla The obstacles are certain death across the lake, roving bands of killers threatening the camp, and a way of life that is quickly slipping away.
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    About “Newton Thornburg

    • Newton Thornburg

      Born in Harvey, Illinois, Thornburg graduated from the University of Iowa with a Fine Arts degree He worked in a variety of jobs before devoting himself to writing full time or at least in tandem with his cattle farm in the Ozarks in 1973.His 1976 novel Cutter and Bone was filmed in 1981 as Cutter s Way The New York Times called Cutter and Bone the best novel of its kind for ten years Another novel to film Beautiful Kate was filmed in Australia in 2009 and starred Bryan Brown and Ben Mendelsohn It was directed by Rachel Ward, who is Bryan Brown s real life wife.Thornburg died on May 9, 2011, a few days shy of his 82nd birthday.

    527 thoughts on “Valhalla

    • This is not your typical post apocalyptic thriller The story follows the life of Walter Stone as he attempts to find a safe haven following the financial and political collapse of the United States Rather than an abrupt collapse, the failure of the government is a gradual decline and some flashbacks describe events taking place and their causes generally blamed on the government s inability to make good choices in the face of lobbying by special interests Written in the 70s, the book mentions pr [...]


    • Newton Thornburg is one of the great writers of the late twentieth century and should be better known and read than he is Many of his novels explore themes of rootlessness and disconnectedness Often, his characters are at wit s ends, unemployed, puttering about, getting into trouble His novels, especially his crime novels, are not your typical shoot em up stuff, but are multi layered journeys into complex characters.Valhalla is of a dystopian future novel than a crime novel, although many of t [...]


    • Upscale post apocalyptic fiction written in a sparse but often poetic prose that fits an all too believable narrative set in a sparse but beautiful land Everyman finds himself thrust into a hero narrative that he feels he falls short of, ends in an attempt at redemption and spoilers here, do yourself a favour, read it and find out for yourself I bought a couple by the same author on the strength of this one.


    • Different to Thornburgs crime thrillers, but still a great read He creates an easy to imagine dystopian world.


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