Sleepers

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Not to be confused with Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 novel of the same name.

Not to be confused with Lorenzo Carcaterra’s 1995 novel of the same name.

I enjoyed this novel far more than I expected to.  Perhaps what endears me to this story is its blatant disregard for genres.  Zombie horror and apocalyptic sci-fi are common bedfellows, but Jaqueline Druga’s Sleepers also dabbles in Christian fiction, family drama, and more traditional sci-fi elements, though these are introduced later on in the book.  Despite claiming one of the most inept narrator-protagonists I’ve come across so far, the ideas behind this story make it a fairly enjoyable read.

As usual, prepare for spoilers after the break. Continue reading

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