Posted on 29th May 2014

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Fallen Land

‘Danger is everywhere, especially in the suburbs’. Fallen Land depicts a moderate dystopian world only subtly altered from our own. Orbiting the central narrative is the EKK, an organisation that plans to use prisoners as an unpaid workforce, fine children for misdemeanours at school, and install cameras fitted in every home; ‘Private is now public,…

Posted on 15th February 2012

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‘And there was a thump—what she came later to describe as the thump—the sound of a suitcase being dropped’. The thump in question signifies the death of Joseph Conrad, the singular and shattering event around which David Miller’s novel Today is arranged.  This novel places us at a remove from the death itself, concerned less…