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Lee Rourke

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Lee Rourke is the author of the short-story collection Everyday, the novels The Canal (winner of the Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize 2010), Vulgar Things, and the poetry collections Varroa Destructor and Vantablack. His latest novel Glitch is published by Dead Ink Books. His debut novel The Canal is being adapted to film by Storyhouse Productions, summer 2020. He is Contributing Editor for 3:AM Magazine [www.3ammagazine.com]. He lives by the sea. ...more

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Named after a black material developed by Surrey NanoSystems, a material which absorbs up to 99.965% of visible light, Vantablack is a meditation on the physical properties of the colour black, on the black of grief, elegance, seriousness, formality, rebellion, darkness, death and sadness.

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The Canal

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Vulgar Things

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Glitch

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Everyday

3.91 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2007
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Vantablack

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Varroa Destructor

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Lee Rourke, Know Your Place

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Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

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