“Unputdownable. A seismic debut novel that promises to shake the foundations of the dystopian genre.” — Goodreads Reviewer ★★★★★
“Bold, thought-provoking, and inflammatory storytelling, strikingly reminiscent of Pullman, Rushdie, and Atwood.” — Beta Reader ★★★★★
“Vivid speculative fiction overflowing with originality. Without a doubt the best novel you’ll read this year.” — Fireside Publishing
A story of radicalisation and retribution
Year 2072 — Democratic Republic of United Europe
Synopsis: Rumour of an emergent species of man grips a continent, firstborn of whom, they say, is Ulrik Magnusson. Born with a unique genetic condition that enables him to adapt to his surroundings, Ulrik is hauled from his humble beginnings in the Arctic wilderness and thrust under the Republic’s spotlight. But for the good of the Republic, the Holy Shepherd wants him silenced.
“But you who forsake the Lord, I will destine you for the sword, and all of you will fall in the slaughter; for I called but you did not answer, I spoke but you did not listen.” Isaiah 65:11-12