‘Contagion’ Concerns a Different Kind of Pandemic
By Josh McClain
The novel “Contagion” by Erin Bowman came out in 2018, just before the era of COVID-19. Unfortunately, Bowman would have done well to wait until COVID made its appearance so she could take notes because our worldwide pandemic is quite frankly more creative than the infection Bowman attempted to resurrect.
Bowman’s sci-fi thriller begins in terrific form, initially earning every page turn. The story follows the evacuation of a space base crew, including research intern ...