The New Animals
15 JUNE 2017
Carla, Sharon and Duey have worked in fashion for longer than they care to remember. For them, there’s nothing new under the sun. They’re Generation X: tired, cynical and sick of being used.
Tommy, Cal and Kurt are millennials. They’ve come from nowhere, but with their monied families behind them they’re ready to remake fashion. They represent the new sincere, the anti-irony. Both generations are searching for a way out, an alternative to their messed-up reality.
Pip Adam’s new novel walks the streets of Auckland city now, examining the fashion scene, intergenerational tension and modern life with an unflinching eye. From the wreckage and waste of the 21st century, new animals must emerge.
Cover art and design by Kerry Ann Lee.
“Pip Adam is one of the most exciting new writers around.” Damien Wilkins.
‘Adam knows how to brew a story to its essence and to infuse an emotional undercurrent that is deeply affecting’
– Paula Green, NZ Herald