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By Lane Gwinn
The Times 

Streaming and Book Review:

Station Eleven

 

January 13, 2022

HBO

Jeevan (Himesh Patel) and young Kirsten (Matilda Lawler) the young actress who rescue each other.

Station Eleven

Book by Emily St. JohnMandel

Series Produced by HBO

"Because survival is insufficient," a message from Star Trek that is spray-painted on the lead wagon of a post-apocalyptic traveling Shakespeare troupe. Station Eleven is not about pandemics. It is about family, community, art, and loss.

It is not the typical post-apocalyptic story; there are no zombies or mutants to fight. Just regular people who survived a deadly swine-flu pandemic that wiped out 99% of the world's population.

Set in the Great Lakes region, it follows survivors from just before the outbreak to twenty yea...



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