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Summary

A divergent future with a thought-provoking feminist slant, Moths is perfect for those who loved The Power, The Handmaid's Tale and Vox.

Out they came, away from natural predators, nesting in damp corners and in the tops of trees, crossbreeding with common cousins and laying thousands upon thousands of eggs.

'Then...the eggs hatched and an army of hungry caterpillars spread their tiny toxic threads on every breath of wind.’ The threads spell doom for humanity - half of it, at least. All around the world, men are dying in their sleep or turning into rage-fuelled killers. The world, as we know it, ends. However, humanity adapts and society moves on. 

Many years later, very few even remember what life was like before the change. Mary does, though, and when an opportunity presents itself, she is faced with soul-searching decisions to make. Will she cling to the only strand of the past she has left, or will she risk it all in the name of equality?

©2021 Jane Hennigan (P)2022 W. F. Howes Ltd

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Brilliant book

I loved this! Very similar to The Power, compelling, great pace & story. Truly superb.

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Loved this but really wanted more.

Looking forward to Toxxic the sequel when it comes out on Audible.
It has a really good British dystopian feel to it. My only minor criticism is that I felt the ending was a little rushed and felt inconclusive.

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  • 26-03-22

Kept me listening

The performance was fantastic. Enjoyed this book and will listen to the next for sure. dystopian post-apocalypse is my favorite genre and I hadn’t read one I felt was unique in quite some time. Great listen!

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  • BeeYourSelf
  • 15-02-22

disappointed

this book was nothing like I thought it would be. hugely disappointing. there are just no words for how much I wanted to like this book.