I was a bit underwhelmed by Zoo City. I thought the general Sci-fi concept could have been explored in some other context than a loose detective story. There are moments of really fresh brilliance here but overall I thought it was rather plain. Could it be that as a South African living in Johannesburg the imagery Lauren evokes is too mundane for me?
Following on that point, the narration was offensive to the point of distraction. Could it really have been that difficult to find a legitemate South African narrator. Really, there's way too much slang and African language to
The v.o. and the overly-dramatic music is quite painfull, this title needs an update.
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