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Brendan Ritchie

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Brendan Ritchie is a writer and filmmaker from Fremantle, WA.

In 2015 he published his debut novel Carousel and was awarded a PhD in Creative Writing. Carousel has been critically acclaimed and was longlisted for the 2016 Gold Inky Awards. The sequel, Beyond Carousel, is now available.

In addition to writing, Brendan spends his time lecturing across a range of creative disciplines.

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Fremantle Press interviewed Brendan about his chapter in the book Beyond the Dark: Dystopian Texts in the Secondary English Classroom (edited by Patricia Dowsett, Ellen Rees and Alex Wharton, and published by the Australian Association for the Teaching of English). 





Classic dystopian novels like 1984 and Tomorrow When the War Began still appear to be popular choices in the classroom. In many respec

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Carousel

3.49 avg rating — 299 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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3.96 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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"Remember when you were a kid and you read a book & loved it's much you had to get a friend to read it too so you could talk about it for ages together? That's how I feel, wired, excited & buzzing to talk about how much I loved this book. Best sequel " Read more of this review »
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Hi Jaz. I'm a huge fan of Tegan and Sara! But I also have twin sisters myself, so the whole inspiration thing is a little murky. The idea for Carousel actually came to me while at a Death Cab for Cutie gig in Perth. Super weird I know! Thanks for you See Full Answer
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