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  • Writer's pictureVyvyan Evans

"Smart speculative fiction at its very best"

The Audiobook for The Babel Apocalypse has now been published (see website here)



"They who control language control everything"


During the course of 2023, The Babel Apocalypse has received a number of plaudits.


Kirkus Reviews awarded the book a prestigious star, reserved for books of "exceptional merit", describing the book as: "A perfect fusion of SF, thriller, and mystery—smart speculative fiction at its very best." (see the full review here)


​The Babel Apocalypse has was long-listed for the 2023 Grindstone Literary International Novel Prize


And it was named one of the best 100 Indie novels of 2023 (in the December 15th 2023 edition of Kirkus Reviews


Listen to a five minute audio sample from the Audiobook on Audible, here


The Babel Apocalypse is a genre-blending dystopian, sci-fi mystery-thriller that will make you think about language in a whole new way.


The book is a Reedsy Recommended read, descibing it as follows:

"A creative take on our high-tech future" The Babel Apocalypse by Vyvyan Evans is a thrilling sci-fi mystery set in a high-tech future where language is no longer learned but streamed to neural implants. Powerful corporations control the technology, and when a cyberattack causes a global language outage, detective Emyr Morgan is tasked with finding the one responsible. What he discovers leads him to question everything he’s ever known. The worldbuilding and lead characters are all excellent, and reviewer Karen Sidall calls it “one of the most creative” sci-fi novels she’s read recently. We recommend it to readers of cyber-punk and dystopian fiction, especially those with a passion for linguistics!"  (Reedsy Discovery, ISSUE #214 – APRIL 21, 2023)


The Babel Apocalypse is book #1 in the Songs of the Sage series. Check out the website here

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