Francesca Haig grew up in Tasmania, gained her PhD from the University of Melbourne, and was a senior lecturer at the University of Chester. Her poetry has been published in literary journals and anthologies in both Australia and England, and her first collection of poetry, BODIES OF WATER, was published in 2006. In 2010 she was awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship. She lives in London with her husband and son.

Francesca’s novel, THE FIRE SERMON, is the first in a post-apocalyptic trilogy, and is being translated into more than 20 languages.

21 03, 2016

Review: THE FIRE SERMON by Francesca Haig

By | Monday, March 21, 2016|6 Comments

This story follows the synopsis pretty well. The Fire Sermon definitely has Cormac McCarthy's The Road feel to it. In the far future, after a nuclear apocalypse, the survivors carry a genetic abnormality. Every baby is born a fraternal twin, one boy one girl. One twin is "normal" (Alpha), the other twin has a [...]

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