Completely unrelated, but strangely coincidential to the previous post, Lauren Beukes recently republished an old text (2013) about the origins of her book The Shining Girls on her blog: "If the violence in the book is shocking, it’s because it is supposed to be. Because real violence is. All those pretty corpses and raging gun battles and torture porn on-screen have made us virtually immune to violence and the ripples it sends out."



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