Adventure meets alien bureaucracy in Eddie Robson’s Drunk on All Your Strange New Words
We’re excited to share the coverage of Eddie Robson’s Drunk on all your new weird words, a locked room mystery in a near future world of alien politics and diplomacy, arriving June 28, 2022 from Tordotcom Publishing.
A locked room mystery in a near future world of alien politics and diplomacy.
Lydia works as a translator for the cultural attaché Logi sur Terre. They work well together, even if translating her thoughts into English makes her somewhat faltering.
She’s not the best translator in the agency, but what else is she going to do? She has no qualifications, and no discernible talent in any other field.
So when tragedy strikes and Lydia finds herself at the center of an intergalactic incident, her future job prospects look dire – that is, if she can avoid jail!
But Lydia soon discovers that help can come from the most unexpected source …
Eddie Robson is a British comedy and science fiction writer best known for his sitcom Welcome to our village, please invade carefully and his work on a variety of BBC TV series spin-offs Doctor Who. He has written books, comics, short stories, television and theater, and has worked as a freelance journalist for various science fiction magazines.