About the Book: Cage of Souls: Shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2020
Humanity clings to life on a dying Earth in an epic, far-future science fiction
novel from an award-winning author. The sun is bloated, diseased, dying perhaps.
Beneath its baneful light, Shadrapar, last of all cities, harbours fewer than
100, 000 human souls. Built on the ruins of countless civilisations, Shadrapar
is a museum, a midden, an asylum, a prison on a world that is ever more alien to
humanity. Bearing witness to the desperate struggle for existence between life
old and new is Stefan Advani: rebel, outlaw, prisoner, survivor. This