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Rubik

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Rubik

19.99

Elizabeth Tan

Forthcoming

Format: C format paperback (234 x 153 mm)
ISBN: TBD
Available from: April 2017

Ebook

ISBN: TBD
Available from: April 2017

 

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Elena Rubik can’t seem to stay dead. She persists: as a set of corneas, as a newsletter subscriber, as a member of fan-fiction forums. Her best friend Jules Valentine meanwhile is unwittingly inveigled into an indie-film turned corporate branding opportunity. When Jules leaks information about the true story behind the video – by then an overworked viral meme – wannabe investigative reporter April Kuan is assigned the case. As April chases down leads, the very fabric of reality begins to fray.

Rubik is a wide-ranging, brilliantly intertwined novel in stories that slip outside the borders of realism. Spotted with disappearances, mysteries and told with a sharp-edged wit and cutting social commentary, it is an original and ingenious reflection of technological anxiety, loneliness and connectivity in the internet age.