Eats, Shoots & Reads

Reads #9: Children of the Dust

Eats, Shoots & Reads

The last letter of the last word of Time Traveller’s Wife is an E but as I’ve exhausted the E’s I skipped to the next letter R. I immediately thought of Robert Gallop who recommended…

Reads #9: Children of the Dust

Children of the Dust – Louise Lawrence

Random House UK, 176 pages.

Children of the Dust is a short story written by Louise Lawrence, an English science fiction author, and published in 1985. The book details three generations of a family during the aftermath of a nuclear war.

I’ve never heard of Children of the Dust but I’ve been told by friends that it’s an old GCSE text so I’m intrigued to find out what it’s all about. I’m also pleased, after the amazing but lengthy Time Traveller’s Wife to be reading a short story… A book I can read at my leisure without feeling pressured.

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