'Horribly effective... This provocative novel expertly wields a double-edged cleaver... 'in the end, meat is meat, it doesn't matter where it's from'; it's a statement of both dystopic extremity and banal everyday fact' - Guardian 'A compelling dystopian novel' - Independent 'This is a hideous, bold and unforgettable vision of the future. Just make sure you've eaten before picking it up' - i-D magazine 'Told with a chilly aloofness that makes the horror of it all the more disturbing' - Financial Times 'A thrilling dystopia that everyone should read' - Dazed 'A skin crawling yet compelling read' - Refinery29
Agustina Bazterrica is an Argentine novelist and short-story writer. She is a central figure in the Buenos Aires literary scene, co-curating the event series 'Siga al Conejo Blanco' and coordinating reading workshops. She has received several awards for her writing, most notably the prestigious Premio Clarn Novela for her second novel, Tender is the Flesh, which is being translated into 10 languages.