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Hi MacDuff, oy Fail Safe was a really scary one! I saw the movie when it first came out, I guess it was around 1964 or so, and I can still remember how frightening it was in the war room, and the countdown at the end, showing different scenes in NYC and Moscow as it hit zero, and that was the end of the film. (I just got the chills.)

 

I don't believe I read the book. Did you? 

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Yes, read it and saw the movie.  Altho the movie was good, I liked the book much better, but I always like the book better LOL!  I annoyingly say things like:  "Wait a minute, that wasn't in the book," or "that isn't the way the situation/relationship/concept was portrayed in the book," or "they missed a key point!" 

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@MacDUFF and @sunala

I know this is the book forum, but just in case anyone wants a "lighter" version of living in a world after an EMP, the tv series "Dark Angel" (with Jessica Alba) was actually quite good, albeit from a different point of view.

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@GingerPeach wrote:

@MacDUFF and @sunala

I know this is the book forum, but just in case anyone wants a "lighter" version of living in a world after an EMP, the tv series "Dark Angel" (with Jessica Alba) was actually quite good, albeit from a different point of view.


Thank you Homegirl; I will check it out!

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After reading this thread I decided  to read "One Second After."  Wow, it scared the blank out of me, but I couldn't put it down.  On the one hand, I'd like to read the sequel and find out what happens, but I don't think I could take it right now.  Maybe after I get over the first one? Thanks for recommending it!!

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@shoesnbags wrote:

After reading this thread I decided  to read "One Second After."  Wow, it scared the blank out of me, but I couldn't put it down.  On the one hand, I'd like to read the sequel and find out what happens, but I don't think I could take it right now.  Maybe after I get over the first one? Thanks for recommending it!!


 

shoesnbags, I told ya! I have One Year After on my Kindle but I'm still not sure I'm going to read it. 

 

With what's going on in the world, I don't need to read another depressing, scary book. 

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@sunala Yep, that's exactly what I was thinking!

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I just got through reading One Second After.  It kept being checked out in the library, so I found the paperback in the library bookstore for a dollar. It is very very frightening.  Not something we want to ever think about.  Someone else has a book out about this subject-seems like a newscaster? It is just out. 

 

 

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@Pianomama wrote:

I just got through reading One Second After.  It kept being checked out in the library, so I found the paperback in the library bookstore for a dollar. It is very very frightening.  Not something we want to ever think about.  Someone else has a book out about this subject-seems like a newscaster? It is just out. 

 

 


pianomama, whatever the book is, I don't want to read it. No more scary books like that for me! I'm done. 

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