"As can happen in philosophically inclined science fiction, the issues are more fully explored than the characters; but when those issues include the nature of reality and the location of the human soul, it's not such a drawback."
Set in 2022, this impressive first novel by nonfiction author Hoffman (Shtetl
, 1997, etc.) sketches a creepily plausible near-future in which her protagonist experiences a very 21st-century identity crisis.
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