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‘Not Long Now’ award winning dystopian fiction by Jane Pearn

Dear Kate 

I’m sitting at the kitchen table, wanting someone to talk to, and missing him. So I thought I’d write you a nice long letter. Skype’s all very well but there’s things you can’t say, easier to write them down. New Zealand seems so far away today. I know you couldn’t bear to make the journey just to say goodbye. Dad understood, though he’d have been glad to see you one more time. But there we are, it’s too late now. Today’s the day. 

Of course, they say you can go t...

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