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  • Published: 29 November 2018
  • ISBN: 9781405924085
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

Moxyland




A frighteningly persuasive, high-tech fable set in a dystopian near-future.

In the near future, Kendra, an art-school dropout, Lerato, an ambitious AIDS baby, Tendek , a hot-headed activist, and Toby, a roguish blogger, live in a world where your online identity is at least as important as your physical one. Getting disconnected is a punishment worse than imprisonment. But someone's got to stand up to government inc., whatever the cost.

  • Published: 29 November 2018
  • ISBN: 9781405924085
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

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Praise for Moxyland

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

André Brink

A great read, fast-paced, witty, sussed and sexy. It snaps and pops with neologisms and geek-speak, and fizzes and buzzes with gadgetry and techno-toys.

Michiel Heyns, <i>The Sunday Independent</i>

The larval form of a new kind of SF munching its way out of the intestines of the wasp-paralysed caterpillar of cyberpunk

Charles Stross

Beukes has created an imaginary world that captures the social realities of our time. As entertaining as MOXYLAND is, it is also profound and, dare I say, important ...

J Robert King, author of <i>Angel of Death</i>

Lean, sharp, and tightly written, MOXYLAND keeps raising the stakes, from the opening chapter to the uncompromising finale. And with its electronic panopticon, it gives us a dystopia to rival 1984 or Stand On Zanzibar - a future horrifying for its very plausibility

Gareth L Powell

I recommend it highly

Paul Cornell

You don't have to be an SF aficionado to love this novel that is fast, brimming with original ideas and deadly serious

The Mail and Guardian

Moulds language to its own purpose so shockingly, is so gripping and so disturbing, that it will become, in time, a classic ... Sassy, bold, inventive, believable, deeply engaging and overtly, sublimely political, MOXYLAND will draw to itself a wide and appreciative audience

Psychologies

Beukes's stunningly original sci-fi thriller chills and thrills to the last breath

Heat

The world Beukes has invented is both eerily familiar and creepily different

Cosmopolitan

If you're a fan of any kind of science fiction, you'll find something in MOXYLAND to delight you

Marie Claire

This fast-paced sci-fi trip has intriguing characters, big ideas, a new lexicon and ... serves as a global warning

GQ

Beukes deals with slightly surreal things in very real ways. I'm all over it

Gillian Flynn

Moxyland does lots of things, masterfully, that lots of SF never even guesses that it could be doing

William Gibson, author of, Neuromancer

Beukes delivers a thrill ride that gleefully merges narrative styles and tropes, almost single-handedly pulling the 'urban fantasy' sub-genre back towards its ground breakingroots

Publisher's Weekly, starred review

George Orwell's 1984 meets Bladerunner. Lauren Beukes breaks new literary ground with effortless hipness

Margie Orford, author of, Like Clockwork

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