By: Dmitry Glukhovsky
Location: FIC GLU
Post Apocalyptic-Gaming Book
what’s the story? Well, the apocalypse has come and gone. Somebody
pushed the button, and only the few who made it to the underground metro
survived. They’re still there, decades later, unable to come out
(except for Stalkers, who wear gas masks and protective gear). Pockets
of civilisation have formed at different stations, each with their own
politics, religions and mythologies.
But there are things in the darkness, and there are things in the outside world that want in… Dirk
The civilization most
northern outpost, a lonely metro station, attacked by mysterious
creatures that somehow have awoken in the recent war. The world lies in
ruins, the surface is contaminated, and a prey to the sun's deadly rays.
One last human remnant have sought protection in the Metro, the world's
largest nuclear bomb secure bunker, where stations have been
transformed into small city states with their own ideologies and
Everywhere there is a constant struggle for living
space, water filters, electric heaters and fungal cultures, all while
darkness and terror reigns in the tunnels.
A young man is forced
out on a dangerous journey through the subterranean maze of tunnels,
shafts and sidings, where nobody knows what to expect around the next
you tired of stupid Young Adult books with stupid protagonists who are
worried about who they should kiss rather than how to survive? Then this
is for you.
Real survival, real struggle, and a very elaborated setting take Metro 2033 to new levels of "things went wrong here".
This book won't try to babysit you, so don't expect an easy read."- Kenchin- Goodreads