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y separately published work icon Arms Race : And Other Stories selected work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Arms Race : And Other Stories
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y separately published work icon Arms Race : And Other Stories Nicolas Low , Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2014 7449634 2014 selected work short story (taught in 1 units)

'Data theft, internet memes, advertising, terrorism, indigenous sovereignty, drone warfare, opium addiction, syphilis, the moon landing, mining, oil slicks, climate change, giant octopuses: nothing is spared in this collection. Nic Low's stories go beyond satire, aiming for the dark heart of our collective obsession with technology, power and image.

'Set variously in London, an Indian village, remote Mongolia, the West Australian outback and mountainous New Zealand, these are prescient visions of the future and outlandish reimaginings of the past. Arms Race is an arresting debut from a fierce, playful new voice in Australian writing.' (Publication summary)

Contemporary Australian Writing Charles Sturt University 2016 (Semester 1)