The Genocides, by Thomas M. Disch

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The Genocides, by Thomas M. Disch

Postby Omphalos » Sun Jun 27, 2010 9:54 pm


The story of The Genocides focuses on the fate of the inhabitants of a tiny village in northern Minnesota called Tassel, or rather, New Tassel. It is about an invasion of an enormous invasive alien plant that within a decade dominated the surface of the Earth. Of the thousand some pre-catastrophe inhabitants of Tassel slightly less than 250 survive at the beginning of the novel, which is set in the late 1970s, approximately ten years after the Plants first sprouted. Nobody knows where the Plants first came from. Some in the story believe that they are an alien species, and others believe that they are the wrath of God. Wherever they came from, the have practically taken over the entire Earth, and have all but eliminated every other species on the planet. Mankind, in its infinite stubbornness, has refused to follow suit and go quietly...Please click here, or on the book cover above, to be taken to the complete review..
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Re: The Genocides, by Thomas M. Disch

Postby A Thing of Eternity » Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:49 am

Typo about halfway through, about the root being hollow, you wrote hallow.
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