Writing is derealisation.
With The Gulf, I wanted to create a story about certain ideas [of domestic violence]. People are more likely to identify with it.
See a Problem?
Did you deliberately make her sympathetic? Linda is not an idiot. Any woman can find herself there. You can be a very robust, successful woman and still find yourself in a relationship that is volatile or abusive.
The Playful, Political Art of Sanford Biggers
I wanted to get an insidiousness across, to show you can get into an abusive relationship without realising. Jason has a quick temper and a threatening presence.
I have experience like that in the past myself, and you feel so valueless that you will be happy to get anything. As soon as I thought of him, I had an image of two siblings in the back of a car driving to Port Augusta [where the book was originally set], and Ben reeling off facts to cope with the situation. He uses things he learns to justify and validate the way he lives in the world.
Shadows In The Gulf
The book explores how the combination of rentierism, state ownership of key firms and assets, and the use of patron—client networks to distribute favours and opportunities, has created a very effective strategy for regime maintenance and durability.
- Manual On the Gulf (Banner Books Series).
- NOW creating the Future.
- Paperback Editions.
- Shadows In The Gulf: (A Dangerous Waters Thriller Series: Book Four).
- Sehnsucht unter südlicher Sonne (Romana) (German Edition);
- I Died, but I Shall Live;
However, the book also outlines how cooptive bargains with society have given the Gulf states a unique set of economic problems, including low levels of innovation and entrepreneurship, reliance on foreign workers and an inflated public sector. Submit your testimonial.
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