The Water Knife

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The diversity of platforms for literature fans is a great joy, and in this audiobook the Puerto Rican actress and presenter Almarie Guerra narrates a tale of greed, deception and murder, all based around the most vital commodity in Nevada, Arizona and California. Narcotics? Gold? Women? No, Non and Niet. It’s that simple and readily available liquid that we Europeans take for granted – water. This vision of a dystopia not too many years away centres on the three intertwining lives of a refugee, a ruthless jailbird opportunist, and a campaigning eco-journalist. As rival groups are prepared – literally and metaphorically – to cut each others’ throats, their lives and their different objectives collide with violent and spectacular results. Read our full review of The Water Knife.

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