The Amoeba-Ox Continuum
by Trent Portigal
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Pub Date 08 Dec 2017 | Archive Date 01 Jan 2018
John Hunt Publishing Ltd, Roundfire
Natalie Chaulieu has a new assignment. A series of deaths in an old workers' utopia has caught the attention of the central government and she has been chosen as the liaison between the government and the investigation team. On arriving, she is struck by a world more brilliant and poetic than she has ever known, but as the case progresses it becomes clear that the deaths are intimately connected to the utopia, which is itself suffering a slow decline. As the investigation continues Natalie is forced to question whether the brilliance and poetry are worth saving, and, if so, at what cost...
Praise for Trent Portigal's previous novel 'A Floating Phrase': ...A deftly crafted novel that explores the nature of art and fear...consistently compelling and fully engaging from beginning to end.
Midwest Book Review