Company Town Is the Most Twisted Posthuman Novel You’ve Ever Read

Madeline Ashby took all the conventions of “artificial life form” novels and shredded them with her novel vN and its sequel, ID. Now she’s doing the same thing for the posthuman “everybody gets upgraded and has free ice cream forever” story, in her brutal new novel Company Town. http://www.amazon.com/Company-Town-M… $19 From amazon Company Town, which comes out in May, has a killer concept: In the near future, everybody is enhanced, with implants and other improvements that make them stronger, smarter, and more on top of everything that’s going on. Advertisement Except for one person, Hwa—and her lack of enhancements turns out to be her superpower. She’s unhackable, and nobody can ever see her coming. She’s just a regular old-school human, and that makes her a wild card in a world…


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