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The book Malachi is an unmissable science fiction

The book of Malachi by T. C. Farren The focus is on a young man whose tongue was cut out during a brutal civil war. It's a tough, mind-boggling moral story

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October 14, 2020

The book of Malachi

T. C. Farren

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The main problem with this book is that you don't want to read it. But it's good and you should.

Malachi Dakwaa, the character of the same name in T. C. Farren's novel, is a young man whose tongue was cut out in a brutal civil war. In recent years, he has spent a half-life as a quality control manager in a chicken processing facility to ensure consistent adherence to welded body parts.

One day he receives an offer for a position he didn't apply for with a payment that he …