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David Gardiner

Engineering Paradise by David Gardiner

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A novel set mainly in Belfast in the 1960s, during the beginning of the last round of Troubles that ended (at least in theory) with the Good Friday agreement of 1998. The title comes from a Stafford Beer quote:

"The Holocaust has shown us that the creation of hell on earth is just a matter of engineering. The creation of an earthly paradise is an engineering problem also."

Essentially a love story and rites of passage story set against a background of religious bigotry, sexual liberation, communes, folk music, pirate radio and armed revolution.

Available from Amazon, The Book Depository and all the usual on-line bookstores.

For more information please visit http://www.davidgardiner.ne...

The music is "Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier" -- piano improvisation by Rachel Hekman
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