The Best (Or Worst) Of Apocalyptic Books

08/24/2012 09:07 am ET

The apocalyptic novel has many mutations.  In an increasingly modern and mechanized world, the anxiety of the apocalypse permeates arts and culture as much as it does our collective imaginations.  Many authors have thought about what would happen during the rebuilding of the world after an "Event," such as in Brian Evenson's novel "Immobility", reviewed here.

Here are twenty great apocalyptic visions from literature:

Apocalyptic Fiction

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