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Newland turns his hand to science fiction with this lively collection of short stories, which take place in a transfigured Britain and occasionally in space. Themes include the resilience of the human spirit, greed, family, relations, drug use, and the rise of machines.
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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 127 x 196.85mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1909762156
  • 9781909762152

About Courttia Newland

Courttia Newland was born in London and published his first book in 1997, at the age of 23. Further novels followed, including Society Within and Snakeskin. In 2000 he co-edited the anthology IC3: The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain, and his short stories have featured in many other anthologies including The Time Out Book of London Short Stories: Vol 2, England Calling:24 Stories for the 21st Century and Disco 2000. Newland tours extensively for the British Council, and has been writer-in-residence for Trinity College, Dublin and Georgetown University, Washington DC. He has taught creative writing workshops and performed readings in countries as diverse as Russia, Gambia, and Singapore.
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