Retrieved from the Future by John Seymour

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Retrieved from the Future by John Seymour

Post: #89922 Andy Hamilton
Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:51 am

I have just ordered Retrieved from the future

It was recommended to me as it covers what life in the not so distant future could be like when oil runs out. It is apparently very accurate already about some predictions.

Anyone read it? Please don't give anything away if you have.

Will post what I thought about it when I have read it.
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Post: #90102 Wombat
Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:36 am

Sounds interesting Andy!
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Post: #90121 QuakerBear
Mon Mar 17, 2008 7:45 am

That sounds very interesting indeed, please let us know what it's like, if you don't mind that is.
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Post: #90512 Andy Hamilton
Tue Mar 18, 2008 11:51 pm

Yep, will do. I have a strange one with books either I will read it all in one go not putting it down or it will take 6 months to finish. Will certainly let you know.
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Post: #91145 Andy Hamilton
Sat Mar 22, 2008 5:53 pm

Ok this one falls into the can't put it down. Despite being published in 1996 so I assume written in 95 it is quite prophetic heres an extract-
"...when China sored to Economic power in the 1990's, that it's demand for oil - and ability to bid for it - would starve the West and Western economies would come crashing down. But I admit even I didn't anticipate the Jihad of the Shia Muslims..."


Only on chapter four so far and will let you have an overall feeling at the end.
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Post: #96960 Thurston Garden
Fri Apr 18, 2008 12:05 pm

Finished yet? Keen to hear what you thought!
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