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The Year of the Flood

The Year of the Flood

(2009)
(God's Gardeners)
(The second book in the MaddAddam Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
Awards
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel (nominee)
An epic of biblical proportions, The Year of the Flood is a feast of imagination and a journey to the end of the world. Adam One is the leader of the God's Gardeners, a religious group devoted to living under the command of the natural world. They wear beige cloth-sacks, cultivate mushrooms, harvest honey and curse each other by shouting: Pig-Eater! Their community is only tolerated by the CorpSeCorps, the ruling power, because they are not perceived as threatening. But, this is a world where gene-splicing is the norm; where lions and lambs have become Liobams and pigs have human DNA. The times, and species, are changing at a rapid rate, and with loyalites as thin as environmental stability, the future is a dangerous place. And, if the Waterless Flood does indeed arrive, as predicted by the Gardeners, will there even be a future to contemplate? Ren is a trapeze dancer at Scales and Tails, and can work a plank just as well. After a rip in her biofilm she is placed in solitary confinement until they can guarantee she is without disease. Her story is one part of our gateway into this uniquely constructed world. The other is Toby, an ex-counter-girl at SecretBurger ('Because we all love a Secret'), a natural cynic and source of extensive homeopathic knowledge; she knows her aminatas from her puffballs. Their stories weave beneath the holy teachings and saintly-songs of Adam One to create a truly apocalyptic vision, a world that harnesses Atwood's wit, dystopic imagination and sharp insight. The result is a collective blast of a novel and one that will remain with you until the Waterless Flood comes.

 
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Hardback Editions

May 2010 : UK Hardback
Title: The Year of the Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 1-4084-6142-0 / 978-1-4084-6142-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windsor
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September 2009 : USA Hardback
Title: The Year of the Flood: A Novel
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0-385-52877-9 / 978-0-385-52877-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
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September 2009 : Canada Hardback
Title: The Year of the Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0-7710-0844-9 / 978-0-7710-0844-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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September 2009 : UK Hardback
Title: The Year of the Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0-7475-8516-4 / 978-0-7475-8516-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Paperback Editions

August 2013 : UK Paperback
Title: The Year Of The Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0-349-00407-2 / 978-0-349-00407-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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November 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: The Year of the Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 1-4084-6143-9 / 978-1-4084-6143-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paragon
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July 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: The Year of the Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 1-84408-564-3 / 978-1-84408-564-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd
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July 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Year of the Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0-307-39798-X / 978-0-307-39798-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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July 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Year of the Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0-307-45547-5 / 978-0-307-45547-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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July 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Year of the Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0-307-73990-2 / 978-0-307-73990-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor Books
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2010 : UK Paperback
Title: The Year of the Flood: A Novel (First Anchor Books Edition)
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 1-84408-565-1 / 978-1-84408-565-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Anchor Books
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September 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: The Year of the Flood (Random House Large Print)
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0-7393-2850-6 / 978-0-7393-2850-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Large Print
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September 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: The Year of the Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 1-4088-0485-9 / 978-1-4088-0485-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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2009 : USA Paperback
Title: The Year Of The Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 1-61664-552-0 / 978-1-61664-552-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Audio Editions

September 2009 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Year of the Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0-7393-8397-3 / 978-0-7393-8397-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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September 2009 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Year of the Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 1-4084-2745-1 / 978-1-4084-2745-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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September 2009 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Year of the Flood: MaddAddam Trilogy, Book 2 (Unabridged)
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.
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2000 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Year of the Flood
Author(s): Katie MacNichol and Ma Bernadette Dunne
ISBN: 1-4159-6547-1 / 978-1-4159-6547-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
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Kindle Editions

June 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Year Of The Flood
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Virago
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September 2009 : USA Kindle edition
Title: The Year of the Flood (MaddAddam Trilogy, Book 2)
Author(s): Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Anchor
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