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Annihilation, Annotated

Jeff VanderMeer

With the film adaptation of Annihilation hitting theatres this week, and with our new movie tie-in edition in stores, we thought it’d be a good time to revisit Jeff VanderMeer’s annotated first chapter of Annihilation, a project done with the help of our friends at Genius. Check out Jeff’s notes below, and make sure to buy tickets for the movie now!


Annihilation book cover

Annihilation

MCD × FSGO, 2018

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

The Southern Reach Trilogy begins with this Nebula Award-winning novel that "reads as if Verne or Wellsian adventurers exploring a mysterious island had warped through into a Kafkaesque nightmare world" (Kim Stanley Robinson).

Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization. The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic landscape; the second expedition ended in...

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