Trucksong

Trucksong In A Post Apocalyptic Australian Landscape Dominated By Free Wheeling Cyborgs, A Young Man Searches For His Lost Lover Who Has Been Kidnapped By A Rogue AI Truck, The Brumby King Along The Way, He Teams With Sinnerman, A Cyborg Truck With Its Own Reasons For Hating The Brumby King Before His Final Confrontation With The Brumbies, He Must Learn About The Broken Down World And His Own Place In It And Then Face His Worst Fears Wildly Inventive, Moving And Exquisitely Written, Trucksong Is A Coming Of Age Story About How The Only Meaning To Be Found In A World In Slow Decay Is That Which You Make For Yourself. The bleakness of a post apocalyptic world is successfully captured here, Australian style Although there are small pockets of people scattered about, it is the trucks that have taken charge in this tale Self aware now, the trucks run in packs, have mates, and are prone to show off their extensive sound systems in order to cow lesser trucks Interesting story that smacked of originality to me I liked the mutant creatures, the flapples, the metallic snakes, and the slinky snakes The Lie Bury w The bleakness of a post apocalyptic world is successfully captured here, Australian style Although there are small pockets of people scattered about, it is the trucks that have taken charge in this tale Self aware now, the trucks run in packs, have mates, and are prone to show off th
Trucksong is the debut novel from Melburnite Andrew Macrae, and it s overflowing with coolness Intelligent trucks cruise a devastated Victoria looking for parts and AI in a machine meets mind post apocalypse and humans scavenge the best
I ve gotta admit, this ticked all of my buttons Trucksong is a weird mongrel of a book, which quite deftly riffs against other brilliant stories written in the same genre It s got the devolved language and Punch and Judyesque culture of Riddley Walker, the weird future Australiana of Terry Dowling s Rynocceros series, and fleshy cybertech that looks like the broken arse end of Shadowrun In some parts this influence is a clear homeage, in others it lends to outright mad invention author MacR I ve gotta admit, this ticked all of my buttons Trucksong is a weird mongrel of a book, which quite deftly riffs against other brilliant stories written in the same genre I
This review originally appeared on the Newtown Review of Books dystopian stories have been popular for a long time now and seem increasingly so They allow us to play out our worst fears climate collapse, alien invasion, zombie attack while clinging to the hope that humanity in some form might survive Particularly in the YA area, but in adult fiction, TV and movies too, many dystopias feature resourceful, basically good protagonists fight This review originally appeared on the Newtown Review of Books dystopian stories have been popular for a long time now and seem increasingly so They allow us to play out our worst fears climate collapse, alien invasion, zombie attack while clinging to the hope that humanity in some form might survive Particularly in the YA area, but in adult fiction, TV and movies too, many dystopias feature resourceful, basically good protagonists fighting to save and nurture a soci
There was a time in my early twenties when I crossed the Nullabor plain about ten, maybe eleven, times Once I travelled in a beautiful big 1970s ford, five of us crushed in and driving madly against a schedule Other times I crammed in mini buses filled with activists, off to conferences over East There were moments of bea
This book quite appropriately completed an impressive journey via a rather roundabout route to finally reach me due to an equally impressive run of bad luck where the universe seemed to be conspiring to prevent me from making it to any event where whoever had it at any given time was.Luckily it was worth the wait and I tore through this It never occurred to be that a book about rogue cyborg trucks in post apocalyptic Australia including truck on truck sex scenes would be my thing Turns o This book quite appropriately completed an impressive journey via a rather roundabout route to finally reach me due to an equally impressive run of bad luck where the universe seemed to be conspiring to prevent
I m a big fan of Russell Hoban s Riddley Walker, and love that Andrew MacRae has built something that riffs off it but in such a tangily Australian way The language is brilliant,completely ocker without ever feeling like a smug latte sipping parody, and the playing with future, corrupted words works every time lie bury , trance mission The descriptions of this dry, desperate and weirdly sexy techy world are grouse the sequences where Jon has to tear his truck connected IV out of his vein I m a big fan of Russell Hoba
Trucksong is a great example of truly Australian speculative fiction that doesn t resort to cliches I could really feel this vision of the future where trucks and road technology begins to take on a life of its own The voice is exceptionally well written, I m only sorry that it s ta
Entertaining post apocalyptic road trip written in an easily digestible pidgeon, detailing a young man s hunt for the love of his love who has been stolen by an intelligent truck The narrative is fairly straig
Awesome A strong Australian voice, a plot that moves, and some deeply bad to the bone sequences The cyborg child of Mad Max, McCarthy s the Road, Truckin Life and deep bass dancehall with a post rock soundtrack thrown in for good measure Need I write .

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  • Paperback
  • 230 pages
  • Trucksong
  • Andrew Macrae
  • 21 March 2017
  • 1922101036