Bookshelf spotlight: This is the Way the World Ends

SF Masterworks edition of This is the Way the World Ends by James Morrow

This is the Way the World Ends by James Morrow is obviously another one of the SF Masterworks editions I told you last Sci-Fi Saturday that I like to pick up. It should come as no surprise to you if you read that post that I also haven’t read this one yet. Hopefully 2023 will be the year. For now, I can share the blurb so you can decide if it is one that also sounds interesting to you.

When tombstone engraver George Paxman is offered a bargain, he doesn’t hesitate. His beloved daughter gets an otherwise unaffordable survival suit to protect her form radioactive fall-out and all George has to do is sign a document admitting that, as a passive citizen who did nothing to stop it, he has a degree of guilt for any nuclear war that breaks out. George signs on the dotted line.

And then the unthinkable happens…

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