Moxyland

Moxyland

A gripping and thrilling novel from the winner of the Arthur C Clarke award

Summary

FROM THE AUTHOR BEHIND BRAND NEW APPLE TV HIT SHINING GIRLS

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
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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.
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'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

Reviews

  • A technicolour jazzy rollercoaster ride into a dazzling hell ...Like A Clockwork Orange, this book has the makings of a cult success
    André Brink

About the author

Lauren Beukes

Lauren Beukes is the award-winning and internationally best-selling South African author of The Shining Girls, Zoo City, Moxyland, Broken Monsters and Afterland, among other works. Her novels have been published in twenty-four 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 London.
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