The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi – Dystopian Books Review

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The Windup Girl

Review, Synopsis, and Summary of the Novel The Windup Girl

“The Windup Girl” written by the famous award-winning writer Paolo Bacigalupi is a story of the future and events of destructions. It’s a story about world challenges and shortages of food or oil. Paolo amazed everyone with his thoughtfulness and his writing abilities. Nobody could have explained it as good as him.

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Author: Paolo Bacigalupi

Genre: Dystopian / Science Fiction / Fiction  

Pages: 361       

Goodreads Rating:  3.75/5       

My Rating: 8.5 out of 10 

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Review and Summary of The Dystopian Novel The Windup Girl

***Warning Spoilers Below This Point***

Anderson Lake is the main character of this novel, and the story revolves around him. He is working as a factory manager, but in reality, he is an undercover agent working for a company named AgriGen. He is working as their Calorie Man. It’s a story of the time where the world is having a war for food. Which he termed as bioterrorism.

They posted him to Thailand and there he is in search of finding some extinct calories or food. It’s a time where these resources are the new money and calories are the coin. He walks around the entire city in search of calories, but what catches his attention is an engineered woman.

Emiko a person who is not alone, but she is one of the many artificially created people. What caught his attention is her style as it expresses her as a beautiful woman. But sadly they considered being non-humans, artificial and heartless.

Final Thoughts on The Dystopian Novel The Windup Girl

Paolo Bacigalupi is an amazing writer. Similar as to his other novels, this one won my heart too. Despite being a fictional story, Paolo created a strong plot, and I rated this novel an 8.5 out of 10. Will, I read this novel again? Yes, definitely, and I will keep it in my collection as well. 

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