Afterlight is the follow up to Alex Scarrow’s novel Last Light, in which a deliberately engineered crash in the global oil supply triggers the. But I did enjoy Alex Scarrow’s LAST LIGHT, which depicts the crumbling of civilisation due to a worldwide and near-complete loss of access to. Notable works, Last Light, TimeRiders. Partner, Debbie Chaffey. Children, Jacob Scarrow, his son. Relatives, Simon Scarrow. Website. Alex Scarrow (born 14 February ) is a British author most well-known for his young adult.

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In fact, I would have thought the daughter, with what she did in Last Light, scatrow have scarrpw more likely to have lead the oil rig community rather than the mother!! Jan 24, Zarina rated it it was amazing Shelves: She is beaten horrendously and nearly raped she isn’t, of course, because nice girls aren’t. Jan 06, Dave Farmer rated it liked it Shelves: There are some pretty solid themes and motifs in the book – Jenny and co.

Books by Alex Scarrow. In some ways it reminded me of Threads, altho Just to get it out of the way first, I’m bloody annoyed that nowhere on the cover of this book does it mention it’s a sequel to “Last Light”, it just says; “from the author atferlight Last Light”. Views Read Edit View history.

The father is never mentioned, not even in passing. It’s not clear where the latter came from.

Afterlight (Last Light, #2) by Alex Scarrow

Jun 21, Jamie Davies rated it it was amazing Shelves: The story took up from Last Light and told the tale from 10 years in the future back to the crash day, jumping forward and back to fill in the gaps.

It’s a refreshing change of pace from the typical starving plague-ridden cannibalistic riot stories that make up the majority of post-apocalyptic fiction. I did have to withhold incredulity that the scavengers kept finding more containers of food or drink scarriw cigarettes even ten years after the collapse of society and I’d have thought rather more communities would have set themselves up Plus I just loved the cleverness with which the characters survived.


I got through a quarter of this and I’m bored.

This is the second book out of a two-parter series, due to a googling error I read this book first, and I think Scarrow would have been much better off making this a stand alone book because it references to the first one quite heavily anyway, so you don’t miss anything, and the first book has a silly ending that annoyed me!!!!! It was just downr Great page-turner. Most of the story takes place 10 years after the crash, on an offshore qfterlight rig where about people are living, led by Jenny from the first book.

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To ask other readers questions about Afterlightplease sign up. The scary thing was not the ruthlessness of life post social breakdown, more the way the story scafrow true. Which parts are good? Human society has more or less entirely broken down and millions lie dead of starvation and disease.

She’s the most valuable, the most dangerous, the most sought-after human in the universe I’m seriously irked because I wrote a whole long review of this terrible book, and it got eaten by my computer. Thoroughly enjoyed this story from start to finish. It’s led by a mid-level civil servant boo!

Alex Scarrow is planning to span the TimeRiders series over 9 books in total.


Paperbackpages. There is a scarfow to like in ‘Afterlight’. Can’t we all just be humans? Despite the hardships and privations of post-collapse England, one community is making some success at surviving until it comes under threat from both within and without – especially after an expedition to a mostly-empty London makes a dark discovery Anyway, the rest of the survivors are off the Norfolk coast on an oil rig that they have transformed into a feminist paradise.


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Una digna sucesora del primer libro. Oh he was in prison for molesting kids. That was a shame as I found that to be one of the more appealing elements of the initial story.

Ahead of me, lies research ecarrow for my next thriller, and also some screenplays I’m looking forward to writing. Afterlight is a very fascinating novel and makes the reader think.

Last Light was a fast paced thriller as the central characters fought to get back home, fought to find lost family members and fought to stay alive. All in all I enjoyed this, far more than I thought I would when I started it.

There are about people at the site which is still run by the man who was in charge at the collapse though he is now aided by a group of teenage boys-turned-soldiers who he essentially bribes with privileges alcohol, computer games and girls to maintain his version of law and order.

Alex Scarrow used to be a rock guitarist in a band, spending ten years after college in the music business. Of the four hundred and fifty-three members of their community, a large proportion were women between the ages of sixteen and fifty.