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Tender is the Flesh

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It all happened so quickly. First, animals became infected with the virus and their meat became poisonous. Then governments initiated the Transition. Now, 'special meat' - human meat - is legal. Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans - only no one calls them that. He works with numbers, consignments, processing. One day, he's given a gift to seal a deal: a specimen of the finest quality. He leaves her in his barn, tied up, a problem to be disposed of later. But she haunts Marcos. Her trembling body, and watchful gaze, seem to understand. And soon, ... Read more

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About Agustina Bazterrica
Agustina Bazterrica is an Argentine novelist and short-story writer. She is a central figure in the Buenos Aires literary scene, co-curating the event series 'Siga al Conejo Blanco' and coordinating reading workshops. She has received several awards for her writing, most notably the prestigious Premio Clarín Novela for her second novel, Tender is the Flesh, which is being translated into ... Read more

Reviews for Tender is the Flesh
'Horribly effective... This provocative novel expertly wields a double-edged cleaver... 'in the end, meat is meat, it doesn't matter where it's from'; it's a statement of both dystopic extremity and banal everyday fact' - Guardian 'A compelling dystopian novel' - Independent 'This is a hideous, bold and unforgettable vision of the future. Just make sure you've ... Read more

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