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Coming Soon: S.N.U.F.F. by Victor Pelevin (Translated by Andrew Bronfield)

In June, Gollancz will release S.N.U.F.F. by Victor Pelevin, Translated by Andrew Bronfield.

Here’s the cover and synopsis (larger cover to follow):

Damilola Karpov is a pilot. Living in Byzantium, a huge sky city floating above the land of Urkaina, he makes his living as a drone pilot – capable of being a cameraman who records the events unfolding in Urkaina or, with the weapons aboard his drone, of making a newsworthy event happen for his employers: ‘Big Byz Media’. His recordings are known as S.N.U.F.F.: Special Newsreel/Universal Feature Film. S.N.U.F.F. is a superb post-apocalyptic novel, exploring the conflict between the nation of Urkaina, its causes and its relationship with the city ‘Big Byz’ above. Contrasting poverty and luxury, low and high technology, barbarity and civilisation – while asking questions about the nature of war, the media, entertainment and humanity.

Book info as per Amazon US [Also available via Amazon UK]:

  • Hardcover: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Gollancz (June 18, 2015)
  • ISBN-10: 1473213029
  • ISBN-13: 978-1473213029

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About Kristin Centorcelli (842 Articles)
Kristin Centorcelli is the Associate Editor at SF Signal, proprietor of My Bookish Ways, a reviewer for Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly, and has also written for Crime Fiction Lover, Criminal Element, and Mystery Scene Magazine. She has been reviewing books since late 2010, in an effort to get through a rather immense personal library, while also discussing it with whoever will willingly sit still (and some that won’t).
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