The Last Love Story: A fairytale of the day after tomorrow

TitleThe Last Love Story: A fairytale of the day after tomorrow
Year for Search2004
AuthorsHall, Rodney (b. 1935)
Date Published2004
PublisherPicador
Place PublishedSydney, NSW, Australia
KeywordsAustralian author, English author, Male author
Annotation

City divided between a brutal, religious dystopia and a wealthy, free eutopia. The emphasis of the novel is on the desire and attempt to escape from one to the other. A note by the author (256) refers to the divisions of Germany and Korea and the beginnings of the wall between Israel and Palestine.

Author Note

The author (b. 1935) was born in England and moved to Australia after World War II.

Full Text

2004 Hall, Rodney (b. 1935). The Last Love Story: A fairytale of the day after tomorrow. Sydney, NSW, Australia: Picador.

The novel is set in a city divided between a brutal, religious dystopia and a wealthy, free eutopia. The emphasis of the novel is on the desire and attempt to escape from one to the other. A note by the author (256) refers to the divisions of Germany and Korea and the beginnings of the wall between Israel and Palestine. The author was born in England and moved to Australia after World War II.