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Some readers have noted racism as well, which I sunpess personally recall — although I would not be surprised given an example. Four Soviet diplomats on board try to hijack the plane, only to be killed. I would imagine the science was iffy, and some of the plot points were in the ‘too good to be true’ category, but I loved it nonetheless.

May 10, Ken rated it liked it. And some imagery from the poem is appropriate to the story.

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To ask other readers questions about Down to a Sunless Seaplease sign up. The United States has collapsed after using up nearly all of its oil reserves and the collapse of the dollar.

It would make a good movie. The US is gone, all the British airports have been destroyed and Jonah’s desperate for a landing place. The start of the story focuses on a world where the US is in real financial trouble due to depleted oil reserves.


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And who did for the kid’s?? Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. You see, after the wheels leave the tarmac and shortly before Jonah’s second highball and 15th cigarette, tensions in the Middle East spill over into a free-for-all nuclear strike and suddenly, this plane full of people is stuck at cruising altitude.

All the ingredients are there: The movie will possibly star Morgan Freeman. Set up a giveaway. It should be a classic! I don’t know why the author waited so long to get it going but once it does it is fantastic.

We were beginning to develop renewable energy sources, to clean up an environment poisoned by fossil fuel detritus and the wanton dependence on nonrenewable energy. Much of the dialogue was dreadful. This book made me cry sunlese two different spots. And we certainly had evolved past the threat of global nuclear annihilation. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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Want to Read saving…. Trivia About Down to a Sunless Oct 09, Mark rated it really liked it. When the Antonov cannot make the necessary sumless to overfly the worldwide belt of hot radiation with the weight of cargo, passengers, and fuelfifty Soviet volunteers sacrifice themselves by jumping from the plane. All that have borrowed this book over the years have said they would like to read again.


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The tension is incredible throughout and there are a number of incidents that are really quite touching. A very thought-provoking book. Although safe for now, rising levels of fallout from Europe require that they evacuate, and they decide to fly to Antarctica. Still, author David Graham makes this vaguely credible by highlighting the technical demands of not just flying a massive aircraft, but flying it through radioactive filth and hellish climatic conditions.

I personally found the engineering bits quite informative, but it might not be to everyone’s taste. On the other hand, the United Kingdom has managed to maintain their fuel supply and some semblance of normality. Oct 01, Amy rated it really liked it. On the other hand Then they land at an airport in the Azores, guided by a local resident.

A concurrently lucky and unlucky crew of an airborne passenger jet witness the end of the vown and make subsequent attempts at survival. Grauam dated by now, but this book has imagery that’s stayed with me a long time. With the prevailing winds, you might as well be in a Nevil Shute novel waiting on the beach for the nuclear cloud.

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