‘The Mandible Family’: book depicts US collapse in acid dystopia

‘The Mandible Family’: book depicts US collapse in acid dystopia
‘The Mandible Family’: book depicts US collapse in acid dystopia
THE MANDIBLE FAMILY: 2029 - 2047, by Lionel Shriver (translation by Vera Ribeiro; Intrinsic; 448 pages; 64.90 reais and 44.90 in e-book) -
THE MANDIBLE FAMILY: 2029 – 2047, by Lionel Shriver (translation by Vera Ribeiro; Intrinsic; 448 pages; 64.90 reais and 44.90 in e-book) – ./.

In 2029, a century after the Great Depression, the United States’ economy collapsed. The country, once rich and powerful, becomes a Third World nation: the dollar plummets, China is the new world power and water becomes a luxury item. No wonder, Mexicans build a wall to prevent the stampede of Americans across borders. Dystopian reality leads the acid book by the author of We need to talk about Kevin, which narrates the adaptation of a wealthy family to the new reality.

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