Mon 19 Mar
Running Time: 1 hour
Venue: Explore York Library & Archives
Ticket Information: £5
Sales of Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four spiked following the 2016 US Presidential election, but interest in dystopian fiction has been growing for some time. Adam Stock suggests this continued fascination isn’t just about themes like surveillance and manipulated information. It’s also down to common techniques and storytelling methods writers use in literature, film, TV and graphic novels to create nightmare worlds.