Earth Abides

Earth Abides

Stewart, George R.

Language: English

Published: Jan 1, 1949

Words: 133873
Pages: 567

Description:

Earth Abides is a 1949 post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by American writer George R. Stewart. It tells the story of the fall of civilization from deadly disease and its rebirth. The story was set in the United States in the 1940s, in Berkeley, California. Isherwood Williams emerges from isolation in the mountains to find almost everyone dead. [...] Stephen King has stated that Earth Abides was an inspiration for his post-apocalyptic novel, The Stand. [Wkipedia]