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    y The World to Come Patrick West (editor), Strawberry Hills : Spineless Wonders , 2014 8270392 2014 anthology short story science fiction

    'In 1738, English preacher, Isaac Watts wrote ‘The world to come’, a Christian tract about departed souls, death, and the glory or terror of the resurrection. Almost 300 years later the world to come still fascinates readers. It’s not only climate change, it’s the climate of everything: from technological ‘advances’ that threaten to create an immortal humanity; to an endless ‘war on terror,’ which means that, though we may never know war, nor will we ever truly know peace; to a thousand visions of post-Apocalyptic life in the media. The world to come is everywhere; it is with us now… In this anthology, twenty-one writers respond to the world to come – the one just around the corner, the hereafter and the everywhen.

    ''A veritable smorgasbord of sci-fi and speculative fiction by hand-picked writers from across the globe out to amaze, shock and stir readers with a palate for the unexpected and disconcerting. These stories are compelling works of creative genius.'' (Publication summary)

    Strawberry Hills : Spineless Wonders , 2014
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