Tag: Dystopian

A Message of Hope

Post-apocalyptic literature addresses the question: what would life be like if the world as we know it came to an end? The answer can be dark or light, dystopian or utopian. All depending on how the author wants to play

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Book Review: Defiant, She Advanced

When it comes to political and economic theory, I place myself in the libertarian camp. To my mind the rights of the individual trumps all. I’m opposed to collectivism and statism in all its forms. It does not take a

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Cozy Catastrophe Review: The Time Machine

The Time Machine by HG Wells is a classic work of science fiction. The story is often classed as a cozy catastrophe. After recently re-reading the book, I’ve come to the conclusion not only is the work not a cozy

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The Cozy Catastrophe – Additional Thoughts

Above, Pripyat two decades after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Last week we looked at those elements which were essential to the cozy catastrophe. This week we’re taking a further look at the subgenre to dispel a couple misguided thoughts. Formula

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