Islands of Abandonment by Cal Flyn

Islands of Abandonment

Cal Flyn

9 hours, 7 minutes first pub 2021 (editions) user-added

nonfiction essays nature hopeful informative reflective medium-paced


This is a book about abandoned places: ghost towns and exclusion zones, no man’s lands and fortress islands – and what happens when nature is allowed to reclaim its place. In Chernobyl, following the nuclear disaster, only a handful of people r...

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informative 92%
reflective 69%
hopeful 55%
challenging 36%
adventurous 30%
inspiring 28%
sad 17%
dark 13%
emotional 11%
mysterious 5%
relaxing 2%


medium 66%
slow 26%
fast 6%

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