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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  - bas615 - LibraryThing

Lauren Beukes has written a very exciting new book. I do not read much science fiction and this was well worth the excursion into uncharted territory. The plot is gripping and the stylistic choices of ... Read full review

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User Review  - jessicariddoch - LibraryThing

having no preconceptions about this book - the cover looked nice and it was in the science fiction section. - I was delighted by the quality of the writing it contained. The world this book is based in is almost like the real world except that some people have animals attached to them. Read full review

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User Review  - SChant - LibraryThing

Enjoyed Moxyland but not sure I buy into the premise of this one -you do something wrong and you magically get a familiar/spirit animal and magic powers? What? There might have been a decent cyberpunk ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheAlternativeOne - LibraryThing

Urban Science Fiction Criminals acquire animal familiars (it happens right after the crime is committed) and most acquire a unique “gift”, as well. Zinzi can track items but can she track a missing ... Read full review

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User Review  - kinsey_m - LibraryThing

I found the premise of this book highly interesting: for an unknown reason, anyone commiting a crime starts to become "animaled".That is, a given animal joins them and they get a power (seems a bit ... Read full review

Review: Zoo City

User Review  - Kirstine - Goodreads

I don't normally read urban fantasy (or urban science fiction, not entirely sure what genre this is), not because the books of that genre have let me down, but because I don't particularly like urban ... Read full review

Review: Zoo City

User Review  - Apatt - Goodreads

Lauren Beukes' The Shining Girls fascinated me with her style and imagination, I thought it was a flawed gem but it put me on board for more Beukeses. The next logical book for me from the Beukes ... Read full review

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User Review  - flechette - LibraryThing

Great book, but pretty dark. Read full review

Review: Zoo City

User Review  - Wealhtheow - Goodreads

Zinzi December grew up rich and privileged, but her drug addiction led to the death of her brother and jail time. Now she lives in Zoo City, the ghetto for the animalled--people who are guilty of ... Read full review


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