One of my friends recommended it the other day and I have never heard of it. Have any of you read it?
The story of Wool takes place on a post-apocalyptic Earth.
Humanity clings to survival in the Silo, a subterranean city extending
hundreds of stories beneath the surface. There is one paramount law
within the Silo: never say you want to go outside, for if you do, you
will get your wish.
Wool initially follows the story of Holston, the Silo's
sheriff. Holston spends the novel processing and investigating the
circumstances surrounding his wife's death. Holston's investigation of
the Silo and the secrets it holds ultimately serves as a catalyst that
begins to impact the lives of various characters and sets up the action
for the rest of the series.
Wool 2 continues the saga, this time following the unique
relationship of Jahns, the Silo's mayor, and Marnes, the Silo's deputy.
Their relationship is explored as they pursue a quest that leads them
deeper into the lower levels of the Silo, and ultimately brings them
into conflict with the Silo's IT division, whose growing authority is
revealed. Their journey ultimately introduces them to Juliette, who will
play a central role in the following stories.
Wool 3 through Wool 5 continue the saga, as Juliette
continues to explore the mysteries of the Silo, bringing her into
contact with the head of IT and Lukas, a young artist. The growing
relationship between Lukas and Juliette serve as a backdrop for the
remaining three novellas, as the mystery of the Silo is gradually