Dystopian

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A Desolate Splendor

By John Jantunen

 

A chilling portrait of a family fighting to preserve their humanity in a cruel and merciless world

The collapse of civilization has left the survivors scattered amongst a few settlements along the wilderness fringe of a land ravaged by war. Preyed upon by roving bands of sadistic ... Read more

A Diary in the Age of Water

By Nina Munteanu

Centuries from now, in a post-climate change dying boreal forest of what used to be northern Canada, Kyo, a young acolyte called to service in the Exodus, discovers a diary that may provide her with the answers to her yearning for Earth's past--to the Age of Water, when the ... Read more

Adjacentland

By Rabindranath Maharaj

Today is a new day but yesterday was the same day. In this disquieting new work from award-winning novelist Rabindranath Maharaj, a man awakens in a strange institution called the Compound with no memory of his past. Struggling to make sense of his surroundings, he is skeptical ... Read more

All the Animals on Earth

By Mark Sampson

To solve the world's depopulation problem, scientists have developed a process known as "pullulation," which transmogrifies birds and mammals into humanoid form. When a terrible accident occurs, the once desolate planet Earth's population quadruples overnight with the appearance ... Read more

Corvus

By Harold Johnson

Eighty years have passed since flash floods, droughts, and tornadoes have ravaged the North American landscape and mass migrations to the north have led to decade-long wars. In the thriving city of La Ronge, George Taylor and Lenore Hanson are lawyers who rarely interact with ... Read more

Has the World Ended Yet?

By Peter Darbyshire

In Has the World Ended Yet? we start with retired superheroes living in a soulless suburbia where everyone gets lost trying to get home. Then the angels start to fall from the sky. Is it Armageddon? And do we want the world to end or not?

In a series of linked short stories Peter ... Read more

In the Land of Two-Legged Women

By Huey Helene Alcaro

At the onset of puberty girls' right legs are sawed off in Ramprend's Beautification Ritual. In this dystopian novel, female stumps are desirable to men. Solanj'l-- 'l denoting one-leg-- hates her inability to move freely and makes a wooden leg to enable her to walk, or step-drag, ... Read more

Insatiable Machine

By Zoë Robertson & Jesse Life

 

Wave goodbye to the American dream.

Just a heartbeat into the future, America is being dragged to its knees by social unrest and economic inequality. The furious pace of technological advancement has made medicine capable of near-miracles but has also enabled the widespread ... Read more

Invention of the World, The

By Jack Hodgins

Jack Hodgins begins The Invention of the World with a ferry worker waving you aboard a ship that will take you not only to Vancouver Island but into a world of magic. The far west coast of Canada has always been regarded as a “land’s end” where the eccentrics of the world ... Read more

Lucia's Masks

By Wendy MacIntyre

Wendy MacIntyre creates a fictional dystopian world so dark that her characters’ chances of survival look next to impossible. When art-lover Lucia finds her most precious possession destroyed, she resolves finally to abandon The City. Along the way she gathers companions, ... Read more