The Great Undoing

TitleThe Great Undoing
Year for Search2024
AuthorsAllsopp, Sharlene
Pagination296 pp. with Citations on 294-295
Date Published2024
PublisherUltimo Press/Hardie Grant Publishing
Place PublishedUltimo, NSW, Australia
ISBN Number9781761151668
KeywordsAustralian author, Female author
Annotation

A complex novel that begins in a future where everyone is surveilled and data is kept on each individual. The system is attacked and closed down, countries close their borders, and the protagonist is stranded far from her homeland. She then writes the history of the Undoing in an old history book, and the novel’s mostly short chapters alternate between the past and her present.

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Author Note

The Australian female author was born and raised on Bundjalung Country into the Olive mob.

Full Text

2024 Allsopp, Sharlene. The Great Undoing. Ultimo, NSW, Australia: Ultimo Press/Hardie Grant Publishing. 296 pp. with Citations on 294-295. PSt

A complex novel that begins in a future where everyone is surveilled and data is kept on each individual. The system is attacked and closed down, countries close their borders, and the protagonist is stranded far from her homeland. She then writes the history of the Undoing in an old history book, and the novel’s mostly short chapters alternate between the past and her present. The Australian female author was born and raised on Bundjalung Country into the Olive mob.