Ian Critchley

Moving Heaven & Earth



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A N Wilson’s new novel describes an earthquake that hits a city in a former British colony in the Pacific. He is at pains to say in a note at the beginning of the book that his fictional country, the Island, is not based on New Zealand, and that the earthquake that destroys his fictional city of Aberdeen is not intended to mimic the one that devastated Christ-church in 2011.

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