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Blade Runner meets The Handmaid's Tale in this thrilling story of how far a mother will go to protect her son in a hostile world transformed by the sudden absence of men.

Cole and her twelve-year-old, Miles, are on the lam. Fleeing across the American West, they're desperate to find a safe haven. Until they do, they must maintain their disguise--as mother and daughter.
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Hardcover, 416 pages
Expected publication: July 28th 2020 by Mulholland Books
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    Lauren Beukes is such an amazing author
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    Jan 14, 2019 marked it as pre-ordered  ·  review of another edition
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    Apr 04, 2020 marked it as want-to-read-soon
    I've requested a review copy of this from Edelweiss+; we will see if my request is accepted or not. I was interested in reading this because it's feminist dystopian fiction and the publisher's description refers to The Handmaid's Tale.
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    Mar 12, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
    In a world where a virus has killed off 99% of the male population, Cole and her inexplicably immune son, Miles, are on the run from the worst person she knows her sister.

    The Stand meets Y: The Last Man in the best way possible, it was just as much of a ride reading this as those two classics. And so eerily timely its hard to believe Beukes wrote Afterland last year. Not even kidding, shortly after finishing the book I read an article on The Washington Post saying that the Corona Virus tends to
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    Lauren Beukes is an award-winning, best-selling novelist who also writes screenplays, TV shows, comics and journalism. Her books have been translated into 26 languages and have been optioned for film and TV.

    Her awards include the Arthur C Clarke Award, the prestigious University of Johannesburg prize, the August Derleth Prize, the Strand Critics Choice Award and the RT Thriller of the Year. Shes
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