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Staying Alive

Severance

By Ling Ma 

31 May, 2019

Doing What the WFC Cannot Do

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Ling Ma’s 2018 Severance is a standalone post-apocalyptic novel. 

Born in China, raised by her immigrant parents in the USA, Candice Chen found a rewarding tolerable niche for herself as an office drone at Specta, packaging expensive bibles for the religious book market. It’s an empty, meaningless life, but then, Candice is no worse off than most workers. 

Cue the zombie apocalypse. 


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