‘The Hunger Games’ is the Millennial generation’s ‘Lord of the Flies.’ However, parts of Suzanne Collins’s acclaimed novel have always felt a little too real.
The Carbon Diaries is a young adult novel by Saci Lloyd. It is a novel about a year of a sixteen-year-old girl Laura as the world imposes carbon rationing at the edge of weather-related disasters. That’s why the novel is an example of Climate fiction. As a subtitle of the dystopia genre, Climate fiction focuses on climate changes, global warming and in general environmental problems. It is considered “eco-dystopia”.
What does one (possible) dystopian future, one journey from self-loathing to self-acceptance, and one takeover by artificial intelligence get you? 3 to read!