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The Year of the Flood

Margaret Atwood

The long-awaited new novel from Margaret Atwood. The Year of the Flood is a dystopic masterpiece and a testament to her visionary power. The times and species have been changing at a rapid rate, and the social compact is wearing as thin as environmental stability. Adam One, the kindly leader of the God's Gardeners-a religion devoted to the melding of science and religion, as well as the preservation of all plant and animal life-has long predicted a natural disaster that will alter Earth as we know it. Now it has occurred, obliterating most human life. Two women have survived: Ren, a young trapeze dancer locked inside the high-end sex club Scales and Tails, and Toby, a God's Gardener barricaded inside a luxurious spa where many of the treatments are edible. Have others survived? Ren's bioartist friend Amanda? Zeb, her eco-fighter stepfather? Her onetime lover, Jimmy? Or the murderous Painballers, survivors of the mutual-elimination Painball prison? Not to mention the shadowy, corrupt policing force of the ruling powers . . . Meanwhile, gene-spliced life forms are proliferating: the lion/lamb blends, the Mo'hair sheep with human hair, the pigs with human brain tissue. As Adam One and his intrepid hemp-clad band make their way through this strange new world, Ren and Toby will have to decide on their next move. They can't stay locked away . . . By turns dark, tender, violent, thoughtful, and uneasily hilarious, The Year of the Flood is Atwood at her most brilliant and inventive. From the Hardcover edition.

The long-awaited new novel from Margaret Atwood. The Year of the Flood is a dystopic masterpiece and a testament to her visionary power. The times and species have been changing at a rapid rate, and the social compact is wearing as thin as environmental stability. Adam One, the kindly leader of the God's Gardeners-a religion devoted to the melding of science and religion, as well as the preservation of all plant and animal life-has long predicted a natural disaster that will alter Earth as we know it. Now it has occurred, obliterating most human life. Two women have survived: Ren, a young trapeze dancer locked inside the high-end sex club Scales and Tails, and Toby, a God's Gardener barricaded inside a luxurious spa where many of the treatments are edible. Have others survived? Ren's bioartist friend Amanda? Zeb, her eco-fighter stepfather? Her onetime lover, Jimmy? Or the murderous Painballers, survivors of the mutual-elimination Painball prison? Not to mention the shadowy, corrupt policing force of the ruling powers . . . Meanwhile, gene-spliced life forms are proliferating: the lion/lamb blends, the Mo'hair sheep with human hair, the pigs with human brain tissue. As Adam One and his intrepid hemp-clad band make their way through this strange new world, Ren and Toby will have to decide on their next move. They can't stay locked away . . . By turns dark, tender, violent, thoughtful, and uneasily hilarious, The Year of the Flood is Atwood at her most brilliant and inventive. From the Hardcover edition.
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The long-awaited new novel from Margaret Atwood. The Year of the Flood is a dystopic masterpiece and a testament to her visionary power. The times and species have been changing at a rapid rate, and the social compact is wearing as thin as environmental stability. Adam One, the kindly leader of the God's Gardeners-a religion devoted to the melding of science and religion, as well as the preservation of all plant and animal life-has long predicted a natural disaster that will alter Earth as we know it. Now it has occurred, obliterating most human life. Two women have survived: Ren, a young trapeze dancer locked inside the high-end sex club Scales and Tails, and Toby, a God's Gardener barricaded inside a luxurious spa where many of the treatments are edible. Have others survived? Ren's bioartist friend Amanda? Zeb, her eco-fighter stepfather? Her onetime lover, Jimmy? Or the murderous Painballers, survivors of the mutual-elimination Painball prison? Not to mention the shadowy, corrupt policing force of the ruling powers . . . Meanwhile, gene-spliced life forms are proliferating: the lion/lamb blends, the Mo'hair sheep with human hair, the pigs with human brain tissue. As Adam One and his intrepid hemp-clad band make their way through this strange new world, Ren and Toby will have to decide on their next move. They can't stay locked away . . . By turns dark, tender, violent, thoughtful, and uneasily hilarious, The Year of the Flood is Atwood at her most brilliant and inventive. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Bernadette Dunne, Katie MacNichol, Mark Bramhall

Length:

14h 8m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

01:39


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:07


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:46


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:09


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:08


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:34


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:18


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:05


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

09:46


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:58


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:16


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:10


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:46


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:47


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:52


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:05


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:59


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:27


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:31


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:19


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:56


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:52


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:28


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

01:59


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:36


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:57


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:37


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:12


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:13


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:12


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:59


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:33


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

09:13


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

08:26


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:00


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:17


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

02:46


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:43


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:04


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:16


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:45


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:29


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

08:51


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:09


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:14


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:02


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

09:36


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:18


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:08


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

08:03


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:26


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:57


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:05


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

07:00


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:32


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:02


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:00


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:58


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

08:20


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:21


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:05


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:13


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:46


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:18


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

09:02


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:27


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

09:05


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

08:45


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

06:12


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

08:52


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

06:27


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:32


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

03:58


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

07:03


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

07:13


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:32


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:35


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

08:55


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

05:34


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

06:00


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

07:43


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

09:14


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

06:20


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

06:17


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

07:13


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:55


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

07:41


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

04:27


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

06:16


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

06:56


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

07:57


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:22


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

08:35


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:10


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:12


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

05:56


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

06:00


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

09:54


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

06:18


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:20


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

06:25


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

09:39


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

09:01


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

07:31


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

03:49


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

02:29


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

05:33


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

04:09


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

07:44


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

06:12


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

07:19


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

06:31


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

04:57


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

09:23


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

06:21


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

03:44


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

07:05


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

05:40


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

02:17


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

05:49


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

09:58


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

07:24


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

05:02


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

07:57


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

03:17


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

04:18


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

06:01


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

06:04


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

03:31


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

07:01


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

05:36


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

05:04


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

00:43