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"You had to acquire two complete sets of being, two sets of vocabulary, two sets of acceptable topics to speak about." Living a double life, Turner Hospital Heart became an astute observer and fostered a life-long fascination with psychological survival.That willingness to probe her own psychic wounds is visible in her new novel, Due Preparations for the Plague (Fourth Estate, £17.99). In this deliciously complex story, Turner Hospital explores the terrible Heart ticket reverberations of a fictional Air France hijacking by Islamic fundamentalists in 1987, in which the child hostages are let off Mana tickets the plane while their parents perish.The children are held at a Berlin army base where they watch their parents' ordeal on the television news, Steely Dan burning images tickets for Steely Dan into their brains. Samantha's closest friends are all fellow-survivors and all grow up Heart tickets deeply damaged. Watching a group of children playing in a Washington park, Samantha meditates on the fragility of peace.
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"You have no idea, she wants to tell the tickets for Mana children; the swings, the sandbox: they are all illusions. You have no tickets for Heart idea how unreliable things are, or how suddenly the sky can turn to fire."This is a central motif of Turner Hospital's writing: the way that people who have endured a trauma must negotiate it long after the event "My observation is that it's never a done thing," she says "These days people throw around words like 'closure'. The idea is that you have this dreadful crisis, you have a dreadful Mana ticket period and you reach closure and then it's not a problem any more. But it's just not like that."She admits that her need to understand "the secret of survival" also stems from her grief and confusion after two high school friends committed suicide in their early twenties. "I'm always conscious that the risk of not making it is high."The child-survivor in Due Preparations who seems less likely to survive is Lowell, the son of a CIA operative code-named Salamander who set up the hijacking as a sting operation that went badly wrong.
Lowell's mother died in the incident with the lover, for whom she was leaving her husband. Before Salamander's death in a dubious car accident, he bequeaths Lowell material evidence of the CIA's culpability.Lowell eventually teams up with Samantha, who is obsessed with piecing together why the intelligence services seemed to have sacrificed the passengers for their own political ends. Salamander has saved vital documents and video tapes of the final Steely Dan ticket moments of 10 passengers who were taken as hostages to an undisclosed underground bunker as potential human shields. Each is given an anti-gas suit with the knowledge that they might just survive the nerve-agents Steely Dan tickets being pumped into their bunker.While she was researching the book, Turner Hospital - ironically - had a neighbour who taught intelligence at the Mana Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario.