A bold, darkly glittering novel that plays in the weird days of the collapse of civilization. Station eleven tells the fascinating story of a Hollywood star, his potential savior and a nomadic cast of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region and risking everything in terms of art and humanity.
Finalist of the National Book Award
A PEN / Faulkner Award finalist
Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, suffered a heart attack during a staging King Lear, That night, a devastating flu pandemic hit the city, and within a few weeks civilization came to an end as we know it.
Twenty years later Kirsten moves with a small troupe of actors and musicians between the settlements of the changed world. They call themselves The Traveling Symphony and are committed to preserving the remnants of art and humanity. But when they arrive in St. Deborah on the water, they encounter a violent prophet who will threaten the existence of the small band. And as the story begins, moves back and forth in time, vividly portraying life before and after the pandemic, revealing the strange twist of destiny that unites them all. Station Eleven
- Station Eleven
- Mandel, Emily St. John (Author)
- English (Publication Language)
- 352 Pages - 06/02/2015 (Publication Date) - Vintage...
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