Amabookabooka: The quarantine chronicles - Lauren Beukes

Lauren Beuekes imagines a brand new world
Lauren Beukes crisscrosses literary genres to write ground-breaking
weird-and-wonderful dystopian thrillers. Her novels - Moxyland, Zoo
City, The Shining Girls, Broken Monsters - are beautifully written,
with complex characters and intriguing pulse-racing plots and plots
within plots that are skillfully knitted together. Lauren also writes
comics and screen plays, directed the documentary Glitterboys &
Ganglands, and wrote the New York Times bestselling graphic novel
Fairest: The Hidden Kingdom. Academics study her work, fans name their
pets and children after her characters and she has won prestigious
literary honours. She has received endorsements from Stephen King,
shout outs from George RR Martin and big-ups from Neil Gaiman. Lauren
is the Trevor Noah of the literary
horror-sci-fi-spec-fic-cyberpunk-fantasy- psych-thriller-dystopian
world. And now Afterland, her spanking new novel about a global
pandemic has come out slap-bang in the middle of a global pandemic.