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Calhoun, Kenneth

Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

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(?   -    ) US academic and author whose first novel, Black Moon (2014), combines, with some Equipoisal grasp, a Near Future Zombie apocalypse setting in an afflicted America, with an almost metafictional contemplation of the effects of sleep deprivation on human beings. The protagonist – one of the few who retains the capacity to sleep after an event of unknown origin and nature has transformed almost all humans into psychotic victims of sleeplessness – navigates this jagged landscape with some aplomb. [JC]

Kenneth Calhoun



  • Black Moon (London: Hogarth, 2014) [hb/James Jones]


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