In Bologna, the future heart of railway communications on the Eurasian continent, a city continually changing, submerged in toxic fumes and light pollution, Amanda becomes involved in a series of brutal murders. Thanks to her gift for navigating the net, she is called upon by iRobots to solve the case. But why would the largest robot company in the world be interested in catching a murderer?
Giulia Gubellini is twenty-five years old and lives in Bologna (Italy). The Mechanical Ogre is the translation of L’Orco Meccanico, published in 2013. L’Orco Meccanico came to the attention of the Italian publishing house Rizzoli, which in 2014 published the author’s first novel, Under, a dystopia set in Italy in the year 2025.