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Martin MacInnes and Celtic SF

Martin MacInnes and Celtic SF

Mar 15, 2017

Martin MacInnes’ debut novel Infinite Ground (2016) is structured around a disarmingly simple premise. At the height of a heatwave in a South American country, a 29-year-old man named Carlos is having...

Transgression and Contemporary Fiction

Transgression and Contemporary Fiction

Sep 1, 2012

One of the overt criticisms directed towards popular fiction is its requirement for a formulaic structure of characters, plot and narrative, which risks perpetuating the stereotype that all such fiction is repetitious, mass-produced and lacking in depth and originality.