Theory of Bastards
By Audrey Schulman
A weird genre-bending masterpiece on technology, pain, sex and bonobos.
Fresh from surgery for her chronic pain, the reclusive Dr Francine "Frankie" Burk holes up at a research foundation to study bonobos. With help from an archeologist trying to teach the bonobos how to carve stone into knives, Frankie discovers things that start to blur the lines between animal and man. We won't spoil the rest for you.
Well-researched and vividly written, explore the depths of animalistic desire and human curiosity in this highly original sci-fi thriller.
Read if you: don't think it's weird when someone says Sonic The Hedgehog is kinda sexy.