“Watching the Watchers”

Title“Watching the Watchers”
Year for Search2016
AuthorsPenfold, Anya
Secondary AuthorsGallagher, Elaine, Johnston, Cameron, and Williamson, Neil(b. 1968)
Secondary TitleThirty Years of Rain
Pagination60-69
Date Published2016
PublisherTaverna Press
Place PublishedGlasgow, Scotland
KeywordsFemale author, Scottish author
Annotation

An odd satire about a future society that has many of the appearances of a dystopia but could be considered a eutopia. The ruling party is the “Party in Favour Of Helping People To Do What They Like, As Long As They Don’t Hurt Anyone (And Don’t Take Too Many Sickies)” and the state-sponsored newspaper is The Daily Propaganda: Don’t believe everything you read just because it looks official

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Author Note

Scottish female author

Full Text

2016 Penfold, Anya. “Watching the Watchers.” Thirty Years of Rain. Ed. Elaine Gallagher, Cameron Johnston, and Neil Williamson (Glasgow, Scot.: Taverna Press, 2016), 60-69. PSt

An odd satire about a future society that has many of the appearances of a dystopia but could be considered a eutopia. The ruling party is the “Party in Favour Of Helping People To Do What They Like, As Long As They Don’t Hurt Anyone (And Don’t Take Too Many Sickies)” and the state-sponsored newspaper is The Daily Propaganda: Don’t believe everything you read just because it looks official. Scottish female author.