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by Meg Mundell
Scribe Publications (2011)
Review published February 2012 at M/C Reviews
Meg’s response on Facebook : Alison, I think I love you…thanks Ramon for pointing me to this ace review
.. the story is fragmented, like broken glass…
If fiction reveals our cultural journeys, speculative fiction confronts us with dystopian visions of where we could be heading. Debut Australian novelist Meg Mundell shines with her layering of Big Brotherly surveillance and alienated citizenry over the culturally-rich first-world city of Melbourne.
‘There are those who make a positive contribution to the city, and those who do the opposite. They’re just a drain on resources and they don’t portray the place in the best light (213).’