Roberta Writes: Book review – Acts of Convenience by Alex Craigie

Acts Of Convenience Kindle Edition

What Amazon says

Imagine, if you will, a near future where governments adopt policies that suit them rather than the people they were elected to represent.

Imagine a near future where old age and chronic problems are swept away with expedient legislation.

I know; it’s an unlikely scenario.

However, it’s a scenario in which Cassie Lincoln finds herself.

It’s a scenario that compels her to take action.

It’s a scenario that leads to despair and danger. 

My review

As a qualified chartered accountant, I work a lot with statistics and have a good knowledge of economics. As a result of my background and the unfortunate lack of blinkers over my eyes, I could appreciate the horrible economic reasonableness of this unusual dystopian story.

The book starts in the present when a young baby dies on the way to the hospital. This is shocking to the reader because the child dies…

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