Sunday, 6 January 2013
SPECIAL OFFER: ‘Best of 2012’ Dystopian Novel
The Miracle Inspector, a blackly comic dystopian novel, is on special offer for your ereader from Amazon’s Kindle Stores at only $0.99 or 99p today.
The Miracle Inspector is set in the near future. England has been partitioned and London is an oppressive place where poetry has been forced underground, theatres and schools are shut, and women are not allowed to work outside the home. The book tells the story of a young married couple, Lucas and Angela, and the disastrous consequences of their decision to try to escape from London.
The Miracle Inspector is one of the few novels that everyone should read, it's a powerful novel that's masterfully written and subtly complex. SciFi and Fantasy Books
Helen Smith crafts a story like she's the British lovechild of Kurt Vonnegut and Philip K. Dick, only with a feminist slant. Journal of Always Reviews
In its feminist angle, The Miracle Inspector is reminiscent of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. Smith draws attention to the subjugation of women in a repressive culture... She has an extraordinarily rich imagination that never fails to surprise and delight. Huffpost Books
A beautifully written, and almost unbearably sad, depiction of a society's downfall. All-Consuming Books
One of the finest novels of its genre. For Books' Sake
The Miracle Inspector in Amazon's Kindle Stores in the US, the UK and Canada:
About the author:
Helen Smith is a novelist and playwright who lives in London. She is the author of bestselling cult novels Alison Wonderland and Being Light as well as other books and plays. She was the recipient of an Arts Council Award for The Miracle Inspector and is a member of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain, English PEN and the Crime Writers Association. She hosts the popular Literary Cabaret events at literary festivals.