REVIEW: Momenticon by Andrew Caldecott

Andrew Caldecott’s Momenticon is one of the most unique books I’ve read. Set in a future where humanity has conglomerated into domes due to environmental degeneration, this particular story largely takes place in a dome dedicated to the past – the Museum Dome. Here, unknown curators have selected a range of items to represent humanity’s history, from artefacts to paintings, and our intrepid hero, Fogg, has been taking care of them as the current curator with only an AI for company. In the three years he has been present in the Museum Dome, he has not experienced a single visitor. And then the museum starts getting visitors, two men called Dee and Dum – starting a thread of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland woven through the story.