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Exit, Pursued by a Bee is driven by a Southern-belle heroine-astronaut, involves a Palaeolithic mongrel called Kur, Glastonbury Festival chaos, steamy sex in space, a mean-momma loose-cannon journalist and an out-of-control general who'd fix anything by nuking it. They are all involved in the attempt to overcome time-quake calamities created when alien artifacts depart fro ...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published July 18th 2008 by Double Dragon Publishing (first published May 15th 2008)
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Most of us experience a psychological disconnect between “time’s arrow”; the accepted construct that time is moving ever forward in a neat continuous stream (the basis for most of our routines, our calendars, and our plans), and the way we experience time. Everyone knows that time goes faster when you’re having fun; faster for adults than it does for children; faster when you’ve got children than when you don’t. In his latest novel, Geoff Nelder takes that disconnect one step further, and plays ...more
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I googled Geoff Nelder's book title when I was first looking for information about this book and was surprised to find that the title is an homage to a stage direction in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream: Exit, pursued by a bear. However, it wasn't until I finished reading the book that I realized how much Nelder's novel shares themes with the play.

Nelder's book is not a "festive romantic comedy" like Shakespeare's play, but both mess with our sense of time, upending everything we though
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Geoff Nelder has a wife, two grown-up kids, an increasing number of grandkids, and lives in rural England within an easy cycle ride of the Welsh mountains. He taught Geography and Information Technology for years until writing took over his life. Geoff is a competition short-fiction judge, and a freelance editor.

Publications include several non-fiction books on climate reflecting his other persona

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