Out There : Stories-9781529372663

Out There : Stories by Folk, Kate

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Author: Folk, Kate

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Published on 18 April 2023 by Hodder & Stoughton (Sceptre) in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 256 pages
197 x 131 x 19 | 192g

'Extraordinary . . . Folk is a dazzling talent' Karen Joy Fowler'Wonderfully weird' Daily MailA woman uses dating apps to find a partner, despite the threat posed by 'blots', artificial men more interested in stealing data than dating. A sculptor, trapped in a skyscraper restaurant when a violent coup erupts below, creates a perfect model of the town as it is destroyed. A curtain of void obliterates the world at a steady pace, leaving one woman to decide with whom she wants to spend eternity.

Haunting and darkly inventive, the stories in Out There deftly combine science fiction and horror to uncover an unforgettable vision of the absurdity of life in the digital age.

'The literary love child of Kafka and Camus and Bradbury penning episodes of Black Mirror' Chang-Rae Lee, author of Native Speaker