The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047
Publish date: 2016-05-12
Publisher: The Borough Press
Pages no: 402
Edition language: English
A special thank you to Edelweiss and HarperCollins for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.Not my favourite of Shriver's work, in fact, I struggled with even finishing. A futuristic dystopian story is an acquired taste and not really at the top of my heap, so I guess your are wondering why I eve...
This book tells the tale of the economic collapse in the US in 2029. Cabbage is $20 a head. The robots were once called “bots” but they’ve taken over so many jobs, they’re now called “robs”. Showers are taken once a week to save water. There’s a new global currency, the “bancor”. The US President...