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Message for our times?

On Wednesday (7th June), the New Yorker published a piece by David Cantwell entitled ‘An Early Dystopian Trilogy About Resistance—and What Comes After’ which discusses the work of John Christopher/Sam Youd, with particular reference to...

I saw him!

‘There. He was there. I woke, and looked out, and I saw him.’ She turned to look into their faces, her own drawn, desperate. ‘I’m telling you the truth. I’m not mad! He was there.’...

He can’t be in there

‘Doesn’t make sense,’ he said, ‘does it? A body doesn’t just disappear like that. It has to be somewhere.’ Douglas said: ‘He couldn’t have been dead, in that case. Catalepsy. Haven’t there been cases where...

With only a child’s strength

Sight … Another stage required, the finding of the small muscles that would open the eyes, and then the directing. A strangeness here. Question and answer again. A heaviness, unknown before. Then, touch? Something that...