Author: Emily St. John Mandel

Book Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Posted December 11, 2014 in Reviews / 26 Comments
Book Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

On a snowy Toronto night, famous actor Arthur Leander has a heart attack onstage during a production of King Lear. Jeevan Chaudhary, a former paparazzo who had followed Arthur’s career, is in the audience and leaps to the actor’s aid. On the sidelines, child actress Kirsten Raymonde watches Jeevan, now an EMT-in-training, perform CPR on the fallen actor. However, despite Jeevan’s best efforts, Arthur dies. Walking home from the theater that night, Jeevan learns that a deadly flu that originated in […]