Katharine Haake’s The Time of Quarantine

One Story author Katharine Haake (issue # 32, “The Immortal Feet”) has a new novel out: THE TIME OF QUARANTINE, published by What Books Press. In this futuristic, end of the world novel, a boy is raised alone in the woods by computers. He believes himself to be the last living human. But when he discovers that everything he’s always imagined to be true is, instead, a lie, he goes on a journey, back into the world. David Starkey, author of It Must Be Like the World said of the book:

“Katharine Haake’s The Time of Quarantine is the latest in a recent flurry of distinguished dystopian novels. Like Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake and Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, The Time of Quarantine takes place after unthinkable environmental disasters have come to pass, yet Haake’s ruined world is far more nuanced than Atwood’s and infinitely more tender than McCarthy’s. Her post-apocalyptic story of loss and redemption is compelling, but the real wonder is Haake’s prose: every paragraph, every sentence its own fantastic realm—equal parts nightmare and dream.”

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