Okay, let's admit that history repeats itself. Does that also mean that history determines one's fate? The answer in World's End seems to be a qualified "Yes." The book goes back and forth between 17th century Peekskill, New York, where a few tenant farmers are beginning to question the authority of the landowning patroon, to an early 1950's Communist Party sponsored concert, and to a 1970's event featuring a river boat dedicated to cleaning up the environment (similar to the Clearwater).
My rating: **** (out of 5)