There is only one country left in the world, Unitia, and a global network called P-Net. The main character in Us, Martin Blank, lives within a system of total surveillance and control. The individual person has no meaning anymore. He or she serves the community as a tool and is kept strict tabs on by Unitia. Martin is plagued by doubts. He has a distinctive sense of individualism and reflects on what his life means in this society. He is in fact a rebel who doesn’t know yet how he should live out or see through his rebellion.
Robin Schenkel has created in Us an astonishing first work which stands in the tradition of great socially critical dystopian novels.