The Harvest is a short novel of future history. No, it’s a bit more than just that - Alec Sand has created a detailed future in which his characters move. It is a future in which a substance called iridium - a substance from which power is derived - has changed things significantly. The Harvest is hard science fiction in which the ideas and concepts generously flow.
"Writers shouldn't read their own work."
A solar eruption bakes the Earth in lethal radiation for ten days. In the American southwest the only survivors are a group of spelunking scientists, and an astronomer’s entourage who had the foresight to hide in the abandoned mines of Bisbee, Arizona.In need of food, supplies and water, the two groups undertake a perilous trek across the rugged beauty of the unpeopled Sonoran desert.
"Male philosophy lecture masquerading as a book!"