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Our Life in the Forest, Darrieussecq,  Marie
Our Life in the Forest
Marie Darrieussecq

Paperback $27.99 - The Text Publishing Company
Fiction - Published: 30/Jul/2018 - ISBN: 9781925603781

In the near future, a woman is writing in the depths of a forest. She's cold. Her body is falling apart, as is the world around her. Before, in the city, she was a psychotherapist, travelling every two weeks to the Rest Centre, to visit her 'half', Marie, her spitting image, who lay in an induced coma , her body parts available whenever the woman needed them. As a form of resistance against the terror in the city, the woman flees, along with other fugitives and their halves. A dystopian tale that challenges our ideas about the future, about organ-trafficking, about identity, clones, and the place of the individual in a surveillance state.

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