The Down Days by Ilze Hugo audiobook

The Down Days

By Ilze Hugo

Simon & Schuster Audio 9781982121549

Unabridged

Format: Retail CD (In Stock)
  • $39.99
    Available on 05/05/2020

    ISBN: 9781797108681

Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

The Book of M meets District 9 in a fast paced, character-driven literary apocalyptic novel that explores life, love, and loss in a post-truth society.

In the aftermath of a deadly outbreak—reminiscent of the 1962 event of mass hysteria that was the Tanganyika Laughter Epidemic—a city at the tip of Africa is losing its mind, with residents experiencing hallucinations and paranoia. Is it simply another episode of mass hysteria, or something more sinister? In a quarantined city in which the inexplicable has already occurred, rumors, superstitions, and conspiracy theories abound.

During these strange days, Faith works as a fulltime corpse collector and a freelance “truthologist,” putting together disparate pieces of information to solve problems. But after Faith agrees to help an orphaned girl find her abducted baby brother, she begins to wonder whether the boy is even real. Meanwhile, a young man named Sans who trades in illicit goods is so distracted by a glimpse of his dream woman that he lets a bag of money he owes his gang partners go missing-leaving him desperately searching for both and soon questioning his own sanity.

Over the course of a single week, the paths of Faith, Sans, and a cast of other hustlers—including a data dealer, a drug addict, a sin eater, and a hyena man—will cross and intertwine as they move about the city, looking for lost souls, uncertain absolution, and answers that may not exist.

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Author Bio: Ilze Hugo

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Available Formats : Retail CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English