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The Second Cure Dark, thrilling and compulsively readable, The Second Cure is a provocative debut novel about control, courage and beliefA pandemic is racing through our world, changing people subtly but irrevocably The first sign for some is losing their faith For others it comes as violent outpourings of creativity, reckless driving and seeing visionsScientist Charlotte Zinn is close to a cure when her partner becomes infected Overnight her understanding of the disease is turned upside down Should she change the path of evolution As Australia is torn apart, reporter Brigid Bayliss is determined to uncover the dark truth behind the religious response to the outbreakBrigid and Charlotte find themselves on the frontline of a world splintering into far left and far right, with unexpected power to change the course of history But at what cost

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  1. says: onewomansbbrThe Second Cure by Margaret Morgan 2018 A pandemic is racing through our world and it is changing people Some lose their religion Others have outpourings of creativity, reckless behaviour and seeing visions Scientist Charlotte is close to a cure when her partner becomes infected and her understanding of the

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    As soon as I read the synopsis for The Second Cure I was instantly interested Whilst it s unlike anything else that I ve read before I absolutely adored this book, the characters especially were so likeable and I quickly became invested in what was going to happen to them It s one of those books that makes you stop and think because even though it s essentially fictio

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    I have just finished reading this book It is terrific Margaret Morgan manipulates complex ideas with startling ease while driving her narrative along at a cracking pace At once disturbing, humorous and highly intelligent, The Second Cure is compellingly believable and utterly contemporary Do yourself a favour and dive into it.

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    There is so much plot packed into this novel It s ambitious, clever, stunning in breadth and imaginative power The writing is at once authoratitively scientific, and compellingly plot driven More of my thoughts are below but they re a little disjointed Charlie is a scientist, concerned with finding a cure for a new plague affecting the world s cats Bridgid is a reporter

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    The cure, she called it, did you know that Not the cure to stop the plague This was the second cure she said The Second Cure hit me like a bolt of lightning I went into this novel with a fair amount of trepidation science fiction is not really my thing Or so I tell myself But this year alone, I ve readscience fiction than ever before and each of these novels has been bri

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    Gripping The science is fascinating and I cared a lot about the characters biologist Charlie Zinn, her artist composer partner Richard, their lovely dog Goblin, Richard s gentle mother Winnie, and his acerbic sister Brigid Biology specifically parasitology and epigenetics mixed with religion, politics, and the arts, makes for fascinating near future world building Very ac

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    4.5 An extremely thought provoking read 4.5 An extremely thought provoking read

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    Margaret Morgan s debut novel, The Second Cure, is published by Penguin I went to the launch put on by Newtown bookshop, Better Read than Dead, at Leadbelly Bar in Newtown The launch speech was given by Kerryn Goldsworthy, who said she had read the book twice and could read it twice again I know what she meant, as I came to write this review for it is such a complex plot th

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    A dystopia sort of with an eye to todays latest scientific discoveries that questions the notion of rational self interest and reason as the only influence on individuals and society In the last 10 years there has been a steady build up of ideas about biological processes affectingthan just our bodies but what we like to think of as our minds, which in the Western tradition,

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    What a cornucopia of diversity and variety I found in The Second Cure The book s artful blending of genuine and speculative but convincing science, religious and political isolationism, gender politics, sexuality, intriguing characters and cats had me hooked An Australian setting too huzzah It s also one of the few fiction books I ve read that include characters with synaesth

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