50-Word Review: Sisyphean

Sisyphean, Dempow Torishima, trans. Daniel Huddleston

A series of decidedly organic short stories, all set in the same far-future transhumanist world, told in prose riddled with neologisms and portmanteaux; like The Quantum Thief except ultimately more schematic and less playful. It’s all founded on grim ideas about capitalist and institutional exploitation of natural (including human) resources.

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