內容簡介 Look out for AFTERLAND, the new novel by Lauren Beukes In a troubling, near-future Cape Town four broken people try to carve out a place for themselves before a brutal storm of change hits them . . . 'Beukes deals with slightly surreal things in very real ways. I'm all over it' Gillian Flynn Kendra, an art-school dropout, brands herself for a nanotech marketing program. Lerato, an ambitious AIDS baby, plots to defect from her corporate employers. Tendeka, a hot-headed activist, is becoming increasingly rabid. Toby, a roguish blogger, discovers that the video games he plays for cash are much more than they seem. Four hurt and damaged individuals trying to make lives for themselves in a broken, uncertain future. But as events send them on a collision course their worlds are about to change in unexpected - and explosive - ways. 'You don't have to be an SF aficionado to love this novel that is fast, brimming with original ideas' Guardian 'A major, major talent' George R. R. Martin
作者介紹 Lauren Beukes Lauren Beukes is the award-winning and internationally best-selling South African author of The Shining Girls, Zoo City and Broken Monsters, among other works. Her novels have been published in 24 countries and are being adapted for film and TV. She's also a screenwriter, comics writer journalist and award-winning documentary maker. She lives in Cape Town, South Africa with her daughter and two troublesome cats.