Imraan Coovadia’s afrofuturistic new novel A Spy in Time out in July 2018
 More about the book!

The title and cover for Imraan Coovadia’s new novel have been revealed!

The book is called A Spy in Time, and it is described as ‘an original dystopia set in a futuristic Johannesburg where white people have been a rarity for centuries’.

A Spy in Time is coming out in July 2018 with Umuzi/Penguin Random House in South Africa, California Coldblood Books in North America and Speaking Tiger in South Asia.

About the book, courtesy of Pontas Agency:

In Enver Eleven’s city, fair-skinned people are a rarity and have been for centuries. They work as acrobats and jugglers or apply skin-darkening creams to conceal their condition. Johannesburg is the city that survived the end of the world thanks to the shelter provided by the thousands of miles of mining tunnels running beneath it. It’s Enver’s job at the Agency to make sure that the end of the world doesn’t come again. He and his mentor, Shanumi Six, specialize in the hot spots of the twentieth century—Marrakech, Rio de Janeiro, Tokyo—where they travel in search of an elusive enemy, guided by the collective intelligence of the Agency’s thinking machines which limit time travel to the bare minimum. When Shanumi vanishes on an assignment, Enver finds himself in the middle of a catastrophe which will require him to put his assumptions to the test in an atmosphere of conspiracy and intrigue.


Categories Fiction International South Africa

Tags A Spy in Time Afrofuturism Imraan Coovadia New books New releases Penguin Random House SA Umuzi

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