Broken Monsters

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Mulholland Books
Publish Date
Pages
464
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.3 X 8.2 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316216814

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About the Author

Lauren Beukes writes novels, comics and screeplays. She's the author of the critically-acclaimed international bestseller Broken Monsters; The Shining Girls, about a time traveling serial killer; Zoo City, a phantasmagorical Joburg noir and winner of the 2011 Arthur C Clarke Award; and the neo-political thriller Moxyland. She worked as a journalist and as show runner on one of the South Africa's biggest animated TV shows, directed an award-winning documentary, and wrote the New York Times bestselling graphic novel, Fairest: The Hidden Kingdom. She lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

Reviews

"This one has a vivid sense of place and a colorful and interesting cast of characters . . . I will be looking forward to whatever Lauren Beukes does next. She's a major, major talent."--George R. R. Martin, BookBub
"Exquisitely paced and impeccably controlled . . . An enormously satisfying novel that employs the best attributes of multiple genres to dramatize big ideas about art, the Internet and urban decay."--New York Times Book Review
"Captivating . . . A thoroughly modern, supernatural thriller."--Karolina Waclawiak, Los Angeles Times
"Remarkable is Beukes's ability to blend genres, seamlessly incorporating horror, fantasy and traditional crime in ways that highlight the best parts of each. It feels new--unprecedented, in a way."--Madison Vain, Entertainment Weekly
"It's hard to overstate how ambitious Broken Monsters is, maybe because Beukes somehow manages to make it look easy. Her prose is unhindered, exuberant and something like addictive. . . . Broken Monsters is one of the most remarkable books of the year, and one of the best suspense novels you'll read in quite some time."--Michael Schaub, NPR
"Scary as hell and hypnotic. I couldn't put it down. . . . I'd grab it, if I were you."--Stephen King
"Dig it: what a brilliant crime-phantasmagoria novel this is!!!!! This splendid novel is THE new primer on urban decay to the nth degree. I unhesitatingly urge you to buy it and read it now!"--James Ellroy