Overall Rating of "Station Eleven"

Discuss the March 2017 Book of the Month, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.
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Azrevread wrote:There were lots of unexpected plot twists in the novel.. The novel was compelling because the stories relating to the different characters happened before and after the devastating event. I rate the story at 3 out of 4 stars, and plan to read it again when I have more time. I would recommend Station Eleven to readers who like reading science fiction short stories or dystopian novels.
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3 out of 4 is my rating of the book.
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I have not read the book and after a long thought I will not be reading it. It seems like your typical.
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Post by a_r_egerton »

I've read Station Eleven, and I enjoyed it. I appreciated the emphasis on characters' emotions rather than the usual action or horror. I did think there were a few too many flashbacks; I wanted to read more about the characters' post-plague lives.

Of course, living through a real pandemic does beg the question of how plausible the Goergia Flu is. Even the Black Death wiped out "only" about a third of Europe's population, as opposed to over 90 percent. It also took a lot longer than just a few weeks, too.
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