Review of George R. Stewart’s Earth Abides

Earth Abides

A young man goes on a short field trip – he is a geographer and is bitten by a snake – by the time he recovers and returns home, nearly all of humanity has been killed in a mysterious plague. The man, Isherwood Williams or ‘Ish’ as he comes to be known, searches for clues as to what has happened and then travels across America to search for survivors. He meets a woman, older than him but clearly a strong survivor and they set up house together along with a handful of others back in his native California.

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