Tasmanian Gothic


Sometimes you have to become the thing you hate to find the one you love.

Solari wasn’t alive when the ozone layer split like a gutted fish above Tasmania and spilled radiation over the edge of the stratosphere, but she’s living with the consequences—the mutations, the gangland war, and the border wall that divides the affluent North from the contaminated South. Orphaned and alone in the southern reaches, Solari survives the chaos the only way she knows how: cooking the wildly addictive snowrock for local crime lord, Worcsulakz, and avoiding the mutants that skulk in the lush, untamed wilderness of the Fringes.

But, when her junkie ex-boyfriend puts Solari more firmly in the crime lord’s debt, she runs—escaping the promise of violent retribution with a stolen van, a handful of cash, and a pair of giant wings cleaved from a mutant moth. Grafting the wings to her body will disguise Solari as one of Tasmania’s most reviled, and set her on the dangerous journey through gangland strongholds and carnival towns to the Border Wall in the north.

Hunted by Worcsulakz, the hidden terrors of the Fringes, the secrets in her family’s past, and the deception at the core of her fragile alliance, Solari will need to confront them all or stay condemned to a life of loneliness and brutality.

Perfect for fans of:

China Mieville, Jeff VanderMeer, Kameron Hurley, and Tamsyn Muir

What’s inside:

  • A dark, biopunk thriller that fuses weird gothic horror with dystopian post-apocalyptic terror
  • Breaking Bad x Mad Max vibes
  • Mutant insects
  • Killer thylacines
  • Cat and mouse chase across post-apocalyptic Tasmania

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TASMANIAN GOTHIC by Mikhaeyla Kopievsky

Publisher ‏ : ‎ KYRIJA (July 22, 2022) Language ‏ : ‎ English Paperback ‏ : ‎ 275 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0995421897 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0995421899 Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 410.05g (14.4 ounces) Dimensions ‏ : ‎229mm x 152mm (6 x 0.69 x 9 inches) Spine Width : 15.82 mm (0.62270 in) RRP : AUD 24.99 Return Policy : No Returns Shipping : Free Shipping. Usually prints and ships within 10 business days. Minimum Order : 5 Carton Size : 25 Bookseller Purchase Price: $18.00 per book. Order in multiples of 5 books ($90.00 per 5 books).