*A Wall Stree Journal "Summer analyzing: One professional. One booklet" decide for 2017!
*The RT booklet Reviews "June 2017: Seal of Excellence" pick!
*A B&N Sci Fi and delusion Blog "Best technology Fiction & fable Books of 2017 So Far" pick!
From a new voice within the culture of Lauren Beukes, Ian McDonald, and Nnedi Okorafor comes The Prey of Gods, a superb, boundary-challenging story, set in a South African locale either everyday and but completely new, which braids components of technological know-how fiction, myth, horror, and darkish humor.
In South Africa, the long run seems to be promising. own robots are making existence more straightforward for the operating category. the govt. is harnessing renewable power to supply infrastructure for the bad. And within the bustling coastal city of Port Elizabeth, the financial system is booming because of the genetic engineering which has stumbled on a welcome domestic there. Yes—the days to return are having a look first-class for South Africans. that's, in the event that they can live on the current challenges:
A new hallucinogenic drug sweeping the rustic . . .
An rising AI rebellion . . .
And an old demigoddess hellbent on regaining her former prestige via preying at the blood and sweat (but normally blood) of each human she encounters.
It’s as much as a tender Zulu woman strong sufficient to smash her complete township, a queer youngster plagued having the ability to keep an eye on minds, a pop diva with severe daddy matters, and a political candidate with much more critical mommy concerns to band jointly to make sure there’s a destiny left to fret about.
Fun and outstanding, Nicky Drayden takes her brilliance as a brief tale author and weaves jointly an problematic story that would catch your middle . . . at the same time one specific demigoddess threatens to tear it out.