Sand (The Sand Chronicles) (Paperback)
The old world is buried. A new one has been forged atop the shifting dunes. Here in this land of howling wind and infernal sand, four siblings find themselves scattered and lost. Their father was a sand diver, one of the elite few who could travel deep beneath the desert floor and bring up the relics and scraps that keep their people alive. But their father is gone. And the world he left behind might be next.
Welcome to the world of Sand, a novel by New York Times best-selling author Hugh Howey. Sand is an exploration of lawlessness, the tale of a land ignored. Here is a people left to fend for themselves. Adjust your ker and take a last, deep breath before you enter.
HUGH HOWEY is the New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of Wool, Shift, Dust, Beacon 23, Sand, and Machine Learning. His works have been translated into more than forty languages and have sold more than three million copies worldwide. Wool and Beacon 23 are currently in development for television at AMC, and Sand is in development at Amazon.When Hugh is not aboard the Wayfinder, a fifty-foot catamaran that he is sails around the world, he is based in New York.
“Sand immerses you in its grubby post-apocalyptic world . . . Howey conjures a credible, brutal future.” — James Lovegrove, The Financial Times (UK)
“Hugh Howey can really write." — SFX
“This terrifically fresh and well-realised setting provides the background for a richly emotional story about families and communities.” — Morning Star
“Sand shows the success of Howey's Wool trilogy was no fluke. This is a superior SF thriller, both slick and gritty. Sand immerses you in its grubby post-apocalyptic world . . . Howey conjures a credible, brutal future.” — Financial Times