Canadian author paints dark portrait of Vancouver

A book of short stories by Canadian author Zsuzsi Gartner presents a dark and satirical portrait of Vancouver’s future.
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The Canadian city of Vancouver has undergone a rather grim transformation at the pen of Canadian author Zsuzsi Gartner. Gartner’s newly published book of short stories titled Better Living Through Plastic Explosives offers an introspective look into the author’s futuristic imagining of Vancouver, a city where an Olympic mascot kidnaps a young boy and IKEA product names form the basis of an erotic language.

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