It is winter in Area X, the mysterious wilderness that has defied explanation for thirty years, rebuffing expedition after expedition, refusing to reveal its secrets. As Area X expands, the agency tasked with investigating and overseeing it--the Southern Reach--has collapsed on itself in confusion. Now one last, desperate team crosses the border, determined to reach a remote island that may hold the answers they've been seeking. If they fail, the outer world is in peril. Meanwhile, Acceptance tunnels ever deeper into the circumstances surrounding the creation of Area X--what initiated this unnatural upheaval? Among the many who have tried, who has gotten close to understanding Area X--and who may have been corrupted by it? In this last installment of Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach trilogy, the mysteries of Area X may be solved, but their consequences and implications are no less profound--or terrifying.
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Southern Reach is a 3-book series with 3 primary works first released in 2014 with contributions by Jeff VanderMeer.
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I really enjoyed all the different viewpoints/times throughout the book, however some were better than others. Overall I really enjoyed the series.
3.8/5 probably the best book of the series but it still suffers from the same problems as the other two. Drags in certain parts but I liked that each chapter switched between characters. Overall 3.5/5 for the series.