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 FlynnKendra, 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.