The Post-Human Blues: On Dave Hutchinson’s “Acadie”

Writing about Dave Hutchinson’s work isn’t the easiest of tasks. As a novelist, he’s fond of reversals, unexpected twists and revelations, and moments in which the scope of a certain project is revealed to be something quite different from what I’d expected to be reading. I first picked up his work via a recommendation in Warren Ellis’s newsletter, Orbital Operations. The book in question, Europe in Autumn, began as a thriller set in a near-future Europe in which new nation-states […]

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