Publish date: 2015-07-30
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
HUSK was a fast paced, science fiction, political, mysterious, horror-show and I loved it! Let me set the scene. We're in NYC at some point in the future. The political landscape is a mess. The Occupy movement has relocated from Wall Street to Central Park and has grown beyond all expectations. Ou...
I was sold on the suggested appeal for lovers of Lauren Beukes, and then I read the blurb. OMG I need this book in my life, NOW.
Proving that he's not just a one-trick pony, and that Bait was no debut fluke, J. Kent Messum manages to successfully imbue an old science fiction trope with new life (pun intended) in Husk.Set in a not-too-distant future, Husk finds humanity on the brink of self-annihilation. The people of the Unit...
I don't read much science fiction but Husk appealed because it sounded so different. Rhodes is a 'husk', basically he is willing to rent out his body to people who are willing to pay. When he starts to experience flashbacks and minor injuries he feels less happy about his career. Other members of th...
“Husk”is a brilliantly imaginative, high tech thriller with some great characters which is very dark and totally addictive – speculative fiction with a real world authentic feel. So if you are rich you don’t have to die. You can be downloaded into a virtual life and occasionally hire a “Husk” – basi...