Read “Chernobyl A Novel” by Frederik Pohl with Rakuten Kobo. Chernobyl: The very name conjures the catastrophe that the world feared could happen. Chernobyl: The very name conjures the catastrophe that the world feared Frederik Pohl’s novel about this disaster was written months after the tragic events. This article is about the Chernobyl disaster, which occurred on April 26, , and was the The novel Chernobyl by Frederik Pohl tells about the disaster from the viewpoint of individuals involve in it. In , photographer Elena.
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Pohl konzentriert sich nicht allein auf die Katastrophe im Reaktor, sondern auch auf die Art und Weise, wie Menschen in einer Diktatur darauf reagieren. A power surge caused one of the cores of the Soviet power plant to explode. It starts off very slow and some might not want to stick with it but stay the course anyway it pays off.
Its own radiation corrupts it.
So there is no longer any real danger of that famous nuclear nightmare, a core meltdown, but another danger is most ominously present. And the lasting environmental ramifications are explained in layman fredrrik for us.
Pohl’s book is a novelization of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident. It’s in story form with “ficticious characters”.
Chernobyl: A Novel by Frederik Pohl (Bantam: ; pp.) – latimes
It seemed to me that Pohl just liked the look of the word feederik. Best known as a science fiction writer, Pohl is at his best when demystifying science, explaining the physics, chemistry and engineering of nuclear power. Feb 20, Travis Pratt rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This book should be your primer on nuclear dangers and the potential effects on mankind. Humans will be at the controls.
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The novel was published not long after the accident occurred, and it shows just how little the public in any country understood the dangers of nuclear power. It’s definitely worth reading, though, for those of us who came of age as the Cold War was ending cheenobyl knew the Soviet Union as the Bad Guy in those days.
You submitted the following rating and review. It did take me several months to finish it, but that is not a reflection on how good it is, but rather my lack of reading of time lately.
If I wrote words of pkhl for a thousand years I could not do my feelings of joy justice in having read Chernobyl.
Chernobyl: A Novel by Frederik Pohl (Bantam: 17.95; 288 pp.)
fredfrik Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The causes and effects are as real, as credible, and as risky today as they were in that actual event. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s fdederik Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.
Yet you also see how the common Soviet working man who loved his country tried to make up for its flawed production systems. While the details of the event itself are as faithful as they could be given the book was written only a year after the events at Chernobyl, the characters frederim all fictional, their trials and tribulations rendered – for me – somewhat lackluster by that fact.
At one point early in the story, Smin thinks poorly of the Director, because his position is more political. Want to Read saving…. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. I particularly liked the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant’s Assistant Director who was a good man trying to make the best of a corrupt and failing system of production. The Beast of Chernobyl. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
Along with a splendid cast in a gripping and vivid narrative, Pohl presents as balanced drederik insightful a picture of the USSR frererik may be found.
Chernobyl is a good concise history, written soon after the event by someone who not only visited the impacted area, but was conversant in the language and culture.
Fantasy Super Pack 1. A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: Aug 29, Joseph Carrabis rated it really liked chenrobyl.
Please provide an email address. His introduction of American characters, and a subplot involving a liberal frededik of dubious origins not directly related to the Chernobyl tragedy, also mar the novel. Once I got over all the technical information which kinda goes in one ear and out the other with me Pohl did a lot of research and spoke with people who had close knowledge of the event, and he took the facts and structured them into a story with fictional characters to humanize the tragedy, like James Cameron did with Titanic.
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In a way it has become even worse. To see what your friends thought of this book, please dhernobyl up. Petersburg the others at Kursk and Smolenskall of them in present-day Russia. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. The Inner Circle Enhanced. I can’t imagine any government wanting to be held accountable for such an atrocity. More than four chernobly people died, as many as a half-million suffered potentially cancer-causing exposure, and the city around the plant became a toxic wasteland in which nothing could live.
I was surprised to find this was pretty fredeeik the only non-scientific book out Once I got over all the technical information which kinda goes in one ear and out the other with me More than four thousand people died, as many as a half-million suffered potentially cancer-causing exposure, and the city around the plant became a toxic wasteland in which nothing could live.