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Stories for our Not So Distant Future

Published by Oneworld Publications
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

An incredible collection of stories for our shared planet from the likes of Joanne Harris, Toby Litt and Liz Jensen

A riveting and provocative collection of short fiction, Beacons throws down the gauntlet to award-winning writers, challenging them to devise original responses to the climate crisis. From Joanne Harris’ cautionary tale of a world where ‘outside’ has become a thing of the past, to Nick Hayes’ graphic depiction of the primeval bond between man and nature, each story thrills the senses as it attempts to make sense of a world warping into something unfamiliar. Original, eclectic, and inventive, Beacons warns and inspires by offering stories that are as various as our possible futures.

All author royalties will go to the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications (March 1, 2013)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781780742366

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‘Engaged and committed’

– The Guardian

‘Hugely important’

– Earthlines

‘Enlightening [and] challenging’

– The Point Magazine

‘Consistently engaging and inventive’

– Irish Times

‘Engaging… enough variety to suit every taste’

– Good Book Guide

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