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LaPointe, Michael

Entry updated 29 October 2021. Tagged: Author.

(1987-    ) Canadian journalist and author in whose first novel The Creep (2021) a contemporary protagonist is led to investigate (and reinhabit her memories of) a dangerous medical experiment a decade before (see Medicine). She had been associated then with the mysterious Rubicon Tech, where a theoretically curative blood substitute, brewed from plastics, had been developed, with tragic consequences: when substituted for human blood, the plastic serum begins to solidify, making Zombies out of its victims, which cures (or kills) them: a risk it is deemed they – being poor – should take. [JC]

Michael LaPointe

born 1987


  • The Creep (Toronto, Ontario: Random House Canada, 2021) [pb/]


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