Tender is the Flesh
'A hideous, bold, unforgettable vision of the future' i-D
'A thrilling dystopia that everyone should read' Dazed
If everyone was eating human meat, would you?
Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans - only no one calls them that. He works with numbers, consignments, processing. One day, he's given a specimen of the finest quality. He leaves her tied up in an outhouse, a problem to be disposed of later.
But she haunts Marcos. Her trembling body, and watchful gaze, seem to understand. And soon, he becomes tortured by what has been lost - and what might still be saved...