Lauren Beukes AFTERLAND
The compulsive and timely new thriller from the author of Richard and Judy bestseller The Shining Girls and the prize-winning Zoo City about survival in the new world following a pandemic.
All Cole has left in the world is her boy, Miles.
With men now a prized commodity, keeping him safe means breaking hastily written new rules - and leaving her own sister for dead.All Miles has left in the world is his mother.
But is one person enough to save him from the many who would kill to get their hands on a living boy?
Together, Cole and Miles embark on a journey across a changed, hostile country, towards a freedom they may never reach. And when Cole's sister tracks them down, they'll need to decide who to trust - and what loyalty really means in this unimaginable new world.
Lauren Beukes is a novelist, TV scriptwriter, documentary maker, comics writer and occasional journalist. Her previous novels include the international bestseller The Shining Girls, Broken Monsters, Moxy Land and Zoo City, for which she won the 2011 Arthur C. Clarke Award.
She helped create South Africa's first half-hour animated TV show, URBO- The Adventures of Pax Afrika, and has written kids' animated shows for Disney UK and Millimages in France.
|Imprint||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Publication Date||28 July 2020|