Porkbolter Press presents


47 Random Fragments of Unauthorised Hope and Despair

by Paul Cudenec


The author formally retains copyright over the whole of this work of fiction, but permits non-commercial reproduction or distribution. Enquiries c/o porkbolter@eco-action.org




“Hope is a strange thing. A currency for people who know they are losing.”

Frankie Mac in Richard Jobson’s film ‘16 Years of Alcohol’.


“Somehow you will fail. Something will defeat you. Life will defeat you.”

Winston Smith to his torturers in George Orwell’s novel ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’.



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