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When the Floods Came A Taut, Gripping Novel Set In The Future, When The Lives Of A Family Existing On The Margins Of A Dramatically Changed Society Are Upset By A Mysterious Stranger.In A World Prone To Violent Flooding, Britain, Ravaged 20 Years Earlier By A Deadly Virus, Has Been Largely Cut Off From The Rest Of The World Survivors Are Few And Far Between, Most Of Them Infertile Children, The Only Hope For The Future, Are A Rare Commodity.For 22 Year Old Roza Polanski, Life With Her Family In Their Isolated Tower Block Is Relatively Comfortable She S Safe, Happy Enough But When A Stranger Called Aashay Kent Arrives, Everything Changes At First He S A Welcome Addition, His Magnetism Drawing The Polanskis Out Of Their Shells, Promising An Alternative To A Lonely Existence But Roza Can T Shake The Feeling That There S To Aashay Than He S Letting On Is There To Life Beyond Their Isolated Bubble Is It True That Children Are Being Kidnapped And What Will It Cost To Find Out Clare Morrall, Author Of The Man Booker Prize Shortlisted Astonishing Splashes Of Colour, Creates A Startling Vision Of The Future In A World Not So Very Far From Our Own, And A Thrilling Story Of Suspense.Biographical Notes Clare Morrall S First Novel, Astonishing Splashes Of Colour, Was Published In 2003 And Shortlisted For The Man Booker Prize That Year She Has Since Published The Novels Natural Flights Of The Human Mind, The Language Of Others, The Man Who Disappeared, Which Was A TV Book Club Summer Read In 2010, The Roundabout Man And After The Bombing.Born In Exeter, Clare Morrall Now Lives In Birmingham She Works As A Music Teacher, And Has Two Daughters.

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  1. says:

    Ahoy there mateys This was a random find in a local library that I just had to pick up Why Because I love post apocalyptic stories that deal with climate change As the title suggests, this one deals with flooding The bonus was that it was written by a British writer I love to read other countries takes on climate change.Side note This book was referenced as Cli Fi in an article That term cracks me up The story centers around Roza Polanski and her family living in an abandoned building in Ahoy there mateys This was a random find in a local library that I just had to pick up Why Because I love post apocalyptic stories that deal with climate chan...


  2. says:

    This was well on its way to a 4 star review but the ending was rushed and predictable I was hoping for somethingunusual that matched the tone of the rest of the book Too much was left unanswered.


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    When the Floods Came is a tightly woven mix of suspense, mystery and intrigue set in a Britain ravaged by flooding, its population decimated by the deadly Hoffman virus Among the survivors are the Polanskis an educated and talented family who s lived for 20 years in the heart of England isolated from the outside world in a high rise flat named after the American State of Wyoming.Twenty two year old Roza Polanski s future looks promising, working online for the TU a Chinese owned company, and When the Floods Came is a tightly woven mix of suspense, mystery and intrigue set in a Britain ravaged by flooding, its population decimated by the deadly Hoffman virus Among the survivors are the Polanskis an educated and talented family who s lived for 20 years in the heart of England isolated from the outside world in a high rise flat named after the American State of Wyoming.Twenty two year old Roza Polanski s future looks promising, working online for the TU a Chinese owned company, and looking forward to marriage to a brilliant scientist in Brighton But her world is shattered after she discovers not only a new drawing of a black and white cat on a doorway during her family s Stair Game but a my...


  4. says:

    A surprisingly whimsical take of the apocalypse Morrall is an author who I keep meaning to investigate further the only book of hers which I have read is The Roundabout Man, which was evocative but still left me feeling faintly dissatisfied I keep meaning to check out Astonishing Splashes Of Colour, which I know is Morrall s best known work but until the TBR Mountain subsides slightly, my curiousity is destined to remain unfulfilled With When Th A surprisingly whimsical tak...


  5. says:

    A really cracking concept that could have been thrilling but had an incredibly disappointing ending.I wanted to like Roza and her family, however Morrall insists on making Roza insufferable, dissecting everything she says And everything Boris says and Moth saysI was utterly exhausted by the end and the plot really hadn t moved anywhere As is often the way in films and books you ask, What are the stakes The fa...


  6. says:

    A curious futuristic tale that never quite delivers.


  7. says:

    I am not sure what I think of this book, the ending was very confusing and seemed rushed I still don t get the Chinese coming in at the last moment and why did they wait


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    Roza Polanski lives with her parents, her sisters and her brother in an apartment building in Birmingham, works for a Chinese scientific research program, is engaged to one of her colleagues, Hector, and has never met anyone her own age The world climate has changed, so between spring and autumn floods, the summer months are too hot to go out, and the winter snow lies metres deep In the UK, the population was drastically reduced after an outbreak of deadly disease, and the country is in quaran Roza Polanski lives with her parents, her sisters and her brother in an apartment building in Birmingham, works for a Chinese scientific research program, is engaged to one of her colleagues, Hector, and has never met anyone her own age The world climate has changed, so between spring and autumn floods, the summer months are too hot to go out, and the winter snow lies metres deep In the UK, the population was drastically reduced after an outbreak of deadly disease, and the country is in quarantine, run by a skeleton government in Brighton, subject to supply drops from the rest of the world Roza is pretty happy, all told, and looking forward to finally meeting Hector eye to eye.And then a cat is set loose among the pigeons, and Roza s world turns upside.This is a...


  9. says:

    Review to come.


  10. says:

    Dystopian ish futuristic novel set in Birmingham Roza is planning to marry Hector and move to Brighton,the new headquarters of the country as flood waters rise over the UK But Roza has never actually met Hector and her small family suddenly find that they aren t quite as alone as they thought Interesting take on future with all the usual sci fi style elements virus leaves people infertile so children are a valued commodity, quarantine, environmental factors mean flooding and desolation de Dystopian ish futuristic novel set in Birmingham Roza is planning to marry Hector and move to Brighton,the new headquarters of the country as flood waters rise over the UK But Roza has never actually met Hector and her small family suddenly find that they aren t quite as alone as they thought Interesting take on future with all the usual sci fi style elements virus leaves people infertile so children are a valued commodity, quarantine, environme...

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