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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 The Dead Priest's Tale
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    y separately published work icon Canterbury 2100 : Pilgrimages in a New World Dirk Flinthart (editor), Wollongong : Agog! Press , 2008 Z1552117 2008 anthology short story

    'Six hundred years ago, a group of pilgrims made their way to Canterbury, and Geoffrey Chaucer created one of the great works of English literature. A hundred years from now, a nuclear-powered steam train is stopped by a massive storm on its journey to Canterbury, the new capital of an England struggling to rise from the ashes of the twenty-first century. As the waters rise with the storm’s fury, the weird and wonderful passengers tell the stories of a new age…

    '18 original short stories interwoven with a narrative thread that twines together the pieces to depict a fictional future exploring the stories that the people of that future tell each other.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Wollongong : Agog! Press , 2008
    pg. 21-32
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