Sealed

Sealed

Book - 2017
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Heavily pregnant Alice and her partner Pete are done with the city. Above all, Alice is haunted by the rumours of the skin sealing epidemic starting to infect the urban population. Surely their new remote mountain house will offer safety, a place to forget the nightmares and start their little family. But the mountains and their people hold a different kind of danger. With their relationship under intolerable pressure, violence erupts and Alice is faced with the unthinkable as she fights to protect her unborn child.
Publisher: [Liverpool, England] :, Dead Ink,, 2017.
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: 172 pages ;,20 cm.

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A strong contemporary example of the pregnancy tradition in body horror, 'Sealed' plays upon psychological ambiguities, channeling fears around motherhood, and the existential anxieties of an environment under pressure. Set in a near-future Australia, polluted and heated by climate change, a myst... Read More »


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