Radio 2 Book Club – Wool by Hugh Howey

image-mediumOn Monday February 25th , the Radio 2 book club will be focusing on Wool which has been rated a 5 star read by one of our borrowers.

Hugh Howey, the author, will be discussing his acclaimed debut novel, which is Science Fiction, at 6pm on the Drivetime show. Wool was a self published title which went on to sell a quarter of a million copies and debuted on the NYT bestseller list. There will be listener reviews on the programme.

Synopsis – In a ruined and hostile landscape, a community exists in a giant underground silo. Inside, men and women live an enclosed life full of rules and regulations, of secrets and lies. The people who don’t follow the rules are the dangerous ones; they dare to hope and dream, and infect others with their optimism. Their punishment is simple and deadly. They are allowed outside. Jules is one of these people. She may well be the last