BY RADICAL AUTHOR MARTIN KNOX
ANIMAL FARM 2 is an exciting sequel to George Orwell’s satire Animal Farm (1945). Pig control on Caruba island involves the farm animals in the Cold War and collapse of Soviet government. When the animals discover coal and mine it, they become embroiled in environmentalism and superpower climate politics. They seek liberation and learn science, contesting energy policies with a paradigm shift in climate science and an optimistic outcome.
TIME IS GOLD is a fiction novel in which Maxi, an Australian marathon runner, is determined to win Olympic Gold and break the world record. Her training is guided by her partner Jack, whose neuroscience research discovers that Einstein’s Special Relativity can plausibly enable her to stretch her time in ‘flow’. Will Maxi break the record with a new concept of performance time? This is nail-biting entertainment.
SHORT OF LOVE At Liverpool University in the Beatles era, Tom is an engineering student who falls for Vicki, a psychology student. When she tricks him, he puts her off for later with a satirical trick of his own: a commodity short. It backfires and they try to get back together but his work as CEO of a Canadian oil company causes friction. This is a biofiction page-turner.
PRESUMED DEAD is a crime fiction thriller when a heinous crime is committed in fictional Alexandra against Jane, an iconic sassy young woman politician, amid corrupt city hall partisan politics. The crime is reconstructed in a novel forensic process by her partner Phillip who closes in on the perpetrators with chilling precision.
THE GRASS IS ALWAYS BROWNER is an epic story speculating on Australia’s dystopian future, extrapolated from recent conditions of: population growth, migration control, religious conflict, industrial collapse, deurbanisation and rising sea levels with scientific objectivity.
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FIVE NOVELS BY MARTIN KNOX
ANIMAL FARM 2
George Orwell’s 1945 political satire with animals taking over a farm is continued as a sequel from after the Revolution, through the Cold War, up to modern times. They are ruled by pig totalitarianism, seek liberation and discover that climate science has a new paradigm.
TIME IS GOLD
Maxi is a champion distance runner when she meets Jack who is doing a PhD in physics and has a new theory of time dilation she can test. He coaches her to break the world marathon record.
SHORT OF LOVE
Tom is an ambitious university student when he falls for Vicki. She tricks him and he delays their relationship, putting her on hold, as a commodity short. It backfires and the two try to get back together but their careers are obstacles.
A crime fiction thriller is set in fictional Alexandra, ruled by partisan self-interest and a hung parliament. When Councillor Jane, the only independent, disappears, her partner and colleague, who is a forensic scientist, investigates. Dr Phillip Keane leads a think tank to consider the possibilities with meticulous logic.
THE GRASS IS ALWAYS BROWNER
An Australian saga set 250 years in the future when environmental, economic, societal and political conditions are radically altered. The story follows a dynasty of Aborigines who lead the nation in dealing with religious and regional challenges.
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