Strange Horizons: Hybrid Child

An intriguing work which has helped to further expand my expectations of what SF can do.

Hybrid Child (Mariko Ohara)Central to Hybrid Child is a mother-daughter relationship which enables a more sophisticated exploration of female monstrosity and emancipation. Thus, through a sometimes meandering narrative suffused with surrealist aesthetics, fairytale tropes, and graphic violence, Hybrid Child explores the collision of militaristic and maternal forms of control, alongside their resistance through hybridity.

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Published in: Strange Horizons
By: Rachel Hill