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Summary

Station Eleven meets The Fifth Wave in a genre-smashing story of survival, hope and love amid a ravaged earth from the New York Times best seller David Arnold. 

When a deadly fly flu sweeps the globe, it leaves a shell of the world that once was. Among the survivors are 18-year-old Nico and her dog, on a voyage devised by Nico's father to find a mythical portal; a young artist named Kit, raised in an old abandoned cinema; and the enigmatic Deliverer, who lives life after life in an attempt to put the world back together. 

As swarms of infected flies roam the earth, these few survivors navigate the woods of post-apocalyptic New England, meeting others along the way, each on their own quest to find life and love in a world gone dark. 

The Electric Kingdom is a sweeping exploration of art, storytelling, eternal life and, above all, a testament to the notion that even in an exterminated world, one person might find beauty in another. 

©2021 David Arnold (P)2021 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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