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