Book Review: Station Eleven

Debbie Davis Books

Product DetailsTitle: Station Eleven
Author: Emily St. John Mandel
Release Date: September 9, 2014
Rating: 4/5

Station Eleven is a post-apocalyptic novel that focuses on several characters and their connection to each other as St. John Mandel explores the world before and after the collapse of modern civilization. Arthur is an actor who has been married three times, divorced three times, and has begun to reflect on the things that he has missed. His latest role is in the stage production of King Lear and he has a heart attack while performing on stage. Kirsten is a young child actor who is on stage when Arthur suffers his heart attack. Jeevan, a photographer turned paramedic, attempts to revive Arthur on stage, but does not succeed. It is when Jeevan leaves the theater that his friend informs him of a vicious strain of the flu, the Georgia Flu…

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