How to Survive Everything by Ewan Morrison

How to Survive Everything

Ewan Morrison

368 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction dystopian literary thriller dark emotional reflective medium-paced


My dad taught us to be prepared for whatever was coming. He said we should know the facts about how long we could survive without food, water or fresh air, and to remember that we couldn't live at all without hope. It was better, he said, to be ah...

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Community Reviews Summary of 59 reviews


dark 86%
tense 81%
emotional 45%
adventurous 31%
sad 31%
reflective 27%
challenging 22%
mysterious 22%
funny 18%
hopeful 4%
informative 4%


medium 63%
slow 18%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Character: 33% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 77% | Yes: 22%

Loveable characters?

No: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 77% | It's complicated: 22%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 10%

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