'The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them'
Saturday, 24 April 2010
Literature of the apocalypse...
The past week's so-called 'ashpocalypse' from Iceland has, despite all is disadvantages, provided the perfect opportunity for the dicussion of similarly apocalyptic-minded literature. From the more factual 'Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded', to the fictional accounts, such as Cormac McCarthy's best-seller 'The Road', disaster novels cover the whole spectrum. Here is a podcast about the genre