Zoo City

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Watkins Media Limited, Sep 2, 2010 - Fiction - 384 pages
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Zinzi has a Sloth on her back, a dirty 419 scam habit, and a talent for finding lost things. But when a little old lady turns up dead and the cops confiscate her last paycheck, she's forced to take on her least favourite kind of job - missing persons.

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User Review  - jen.e.moore - LibraryThing

Utterly fantastic Johannesburg murder-mystery urban fantasy. December is a wonderfully compelling character and her Sloth is adorable; the plot has just the right number of twists and the worldbuilding is spectacular. Read full review

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User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

**Review in Progress** General thoughts: Part The golden Compass, past The Scarlet Letter, but all dark gritty and dangerous. It takes place in an alternate reality, in South Africa. Zinzi got into a ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

LAUREN BEUKES is a writer, TV scriptwriter and recovering journalist. For the sake of a story, she’s jumped out of planes and into shark-infested waters and hung out with teen vampires, township vigilantes, and AIDS activists among other interesting folk. When she’s not tutoring her baby daughter in practical ways to take over the world, she also writes books, short stories, magazine articles and TV scripts.

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