The Mariner by Ade Grant

the mariner
The plot of this amazing book, in a nutshell, is that in a post-apocalyptic future a psychopathic alcoholic who suffers from twisted sexual fantasies is the captain of a haunted boat filled that is filled with the ghosts of dead slaves while searching for answers as to why the world has gone mad.  On his ship, the Neptune, he has his crew:  Grace, the Tasmanian devil, and her twelve offspring.   This is a hero’s quest, but without a hero.  Just a broken shell of a man who is lost at sea and trying to keep his demons at bay through drinking and self-flagellation.  The sad man with haunted eyes traverses the remains of a world gone mad with the singular thought that he can fix things if he just finds someone called The Oracle.

Yes, this story is as bizarre as it sounds. Continue reading

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