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10 thoughts on “Salvage by Robert Edric

  1. says:

    Robert Edric has a slightly strange writing style that is sparse but at the same time the reader seems to get huge amounts of detail The result is that this book grips from start to finishSet not too far in the future the landscape of Britain has changed as a result of climate and outbreaks of disease in farm animals The land is grey and wet and bare of animals uinn an auditor has to carry out an audit of a northern t

  2. says:

    The book has some merit in that it is well written with interesting characters but the story take us nowhere interesting It is set in the future when Britain is largely beset by floods and bad weather due to climate change issues It starts well with a central officer auditor arrives in bad weather into what is to be a new town He me

  3. says:

    The story contains much detail about a very bleak view of the future UK A country ravaged by disease and climate change But that's about it There is no central storyline other than that which is normal for the main characters it is simply one episode in their lives dealing with the fallout of past events and the political games and corruption that surround them There is no real conclusion to any part of it Very disappointing

  4. says:

    A wonderfully written novel by a gifted author whom I'd never heard of prior to this book but which won't be the last of his I read Although seeming to have a very simple premise it is very much like Rembrandt's self portraits in that the whole of humanity can be experienced in the characters revealed

  5. says:

    Set in the not too distant future when climate change has severely impacted the climate sea levels and lifestyles of people in the United Kingdom and all over the world this is the story of a normal man severely restricted by bureaucracy trying to figure out how to be a good person and still keep his job At least that's what I think it's about It was tremendously dark and depressing and I struggled with this as there wer

  6. says:

    It was OK maybe I should read of the blurb on the back of the book next time I was expecting a dystopian story but instead I got something which was about the characters psychological interplay and their own foi

  7. says:

    In a future Britain transformed by climatic change an auditor travels north to examine the development of a new town and finds corruption that threatens the lives of the town's residentsI reviewed Salvage for the Strange Horizons website so please allow me to direct you over there to my full review

  8. says:

    A moody gloomy book Had to laugh at another review saying it was too dry for her tastes Hardly the UK seems to be drowning under constant rain But never mind bureaucracy is alive and well and spin doctors are spreading glad tidings Written a few years ago before this year's flooding the novel is prescient but I just kept hoping in vain that

  9. says:

    Curiously unemotional and detached Tellingly everyone even the main protagonist is known only by their surname

  10. says:

    a very believable future bleak but very human and very possible

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The stunning new novel from one of the UK's finest literary writersThe far north of England one hundred years in the future the Gulf stream has ceased uinn has been appointed by the government to conduct an audit on a remote area of land designated for a brand new model town As uinn arrives to greet the local developer the surveillance cameras spin into overdrive and soon he is immersed in a uagmire of corr. The book has some merit in that it is well written with interesting characters but the story take us nowhere interesting It is set in the future when Britain is largely beset by floods and bad weather due to climate change issues It starts well with a central officer auditor arrives in bad weather into what is to be a new town He meets the city fathers and some disgruntled locals but nothing of significance happens to take the story anywhere interesting This is my first Robert Edric novel and I will certainly try another but cannot recommend this one

Summary Salvage by Robert Edric

Salvage by Robert Edric

Cattle pits who faces the deepest abyss of all And as the heavens open once again the mountains of toxic soil that surround the site slowly begin to shiftAn all too plausible Orwellian vision that depicts what is likely to unfurl if climate changes move implacably on Robert Edric's latest novel is a devastating portrait of Man's ever uickening descent into a self inflicted hell It is Edric's finest novel y. Curiously unemotional and detached Tellingly everyone even the main protagonist is known only by their surname except the females Anna and Rebecca Not entirely sure what the town s corrupt main men were actually up to All a bit meh really The Exploration of the Male Anatomy pits who faces the deepest abyss of all And as the heavens open once again the mountains of toxic soil that surround the site slowly begin to shiftAn all too All Night Long (Nannies, portrait of Man's ever uickening descent into a self inflicted hell It is Edric's finest novel y. Curiously unemotional and detached Tellingly everyone even the main

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Uption that will put his integrity to the ultimate testHe meets Owen a suicidal farmer whose every last pig chicken and sheep has been culled And Winston a former journalist and alcoholic with a gallery of incriminating photos of rising water below the site; and Pollard the local Man of God whose faith is for sale But it is Anna uinn's some time girlfriend in charge of 'digging filling and capping' the dead. Set in the not too distant future when climate change has severely impacted the climate sea levels and lifestyles of people in the United Kingdom and all over the world this is the story of a normal man severely restricted by bureaucracy trying to figure out how to be a good person and still keep his job At least that s what I think it s about It was tremendously dark and depressing and I struggled with this as there were no high points in the story at all I liked uinn and strongly hoped for him to find a way to help the people of the town and find his own happiness I related to the difficulties of balancing moral and real life obligations It reminded me in many ways of The Investigation by Philippe Claudel