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Radioactive nightmare

16/03/2011

When I googled Z for Zachariah, I discovered that it was published posthumously — Robert C O’Brien died before he wrote the last chapter and his family finished it for him. He wrote some of my favourite childhood books — The Silver Crown, and Mrs Frisby and the Rats of Nimm.

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  1. Paula Green permalink
    16/03/2011 9:39 pm

    I loved those books too. The world must be a whirlpool of strange and unbearable dreams at the moment. It is hard to sleep. You capture that splinter of terror well.
    Paula G

  2. Trisha Paxton permalink
    17/03/2011 8:14 am

    I love the colours you’ve used in this strip Sarah – beautifully eerie. Also, Mrs Frisby and the Rats of Nimm – I’d forgotten all about that book! I too loved it to pieces x

  3. Davina permalink
    17/03/2011 8:46 am

    I remember having nightmares for weeks after watching ‘The Day After’ as a teenager..!

  4. 17/03/2011 12:55 pm

    I’ve been having tsunami dreams too. Mind you, I’ve had those regularly since childhood, so…

    But what crazy times… 😦

  5. robyn permalink
    17/03/2011 3:44 pm

    The colour is perfect. No wonder we all are paranoid.

  6. Sarah Laing permalink
    21/03/2011 1:44 pm

    Thanks, guys! I had another tsunami dream last night (come to think of it, I’ve had them all my life too!), and Otto dreamt that the pohutukawa tree fell down and a gnome jumped out and said ‘it’s the end of the world.’ I swear I haven’t let him watch any David Lynch films! Time for another comic, methinks…

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