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'I woke to the sound of a voice pleading, high-pitched and urgent. I listened with my whole body. The man's voice was coming from the apartment above. Or was it below? I couldn't be sure. In the six days I'd been staying with my father I hadn't heard much from the other apartments

The microwave in the kitchenette read 2:08 am.'

'The argument accelerates, Sam's interest increases and, one crutches, he painfully makes his way to the window to see a man hanging bu his fingers from the balcony rail of the next apartment over ... and watches while a man in black prises each finger from the rail. Even worse, is the knowledge that the man in black has seen Sam watching him and is aware that Sam has taken a photo of him with his phone.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Magpies : Talking About Books for Children vol. 32 no. 2 May 2017 11590304 2017 periodical issue

    'I've been trying to understand the concept of, and actual meaning of the terms 'post truth' and 'alternate facts'. I know that the meaning of words has, and continues to, change. That English is a language that has always appropriated words from other languages and cultures and still does. But 'post truth' and 'alternative fact'  are words that seem more laden. For instance, there is the implication that truth has ceased to be endowed with its import, with its certainty, and yes, the words 'alternative fact' have long been in common usage but they are not an obvious fit.' (Introduction)

    2017
    pg. 10
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  • The Fall Tristan Bancks , 2017 single work novel
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