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About a week ago, I was in my favorite used bookstore/coffeeshop, sadly contemplating the lack of decent SF books, and came across Broken Monsters, published in 2014 by Lauren Beukes.

I bought it based on the blurbs, in the hope of discovering a new author.

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It’s not so much SF as horror story, and the kind that you can’t put down and that leaves you totally exhausted.

It’s set in present-day Detroit, and has a lot to say about a lot of things. I’ve been totally submerged in it since I started reading it late Friday, and just finished it now.

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Highly recommended for those who can deal with it. As another author put it in another context, “Fun for some, not for all.”

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