Penance: From the author of BOY PARTS
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You really had to be there to understand just how strange this time was for so many teenagers growing up in a time of mass political disarray, climate change, social unrest, and the simultaneous rapid growth of the internet.
Similarly to in Alison Rumfitt's Tell Me I'm Worthless, there's a sense that Britain itself formed a place for everything in Penance to happen, that it was a malevolent force in some way (or at least helped form the pocket hells that the perpetrators are looking for).Netflix heartthrobs cast in the role of necrophiliac murderers and sex offenders; grisly tales about the darkness of the human soul interrupted for a peppy toothbrush ad read ( that’s what keeps this podcast free, folks!
Angelica, Dolly and Violet gag Joni as they drive towards a beach hut in the fictional Yorkshire town of Crow-on-Sea. Initially the crime drew little media interest, most likely because it took place on the night of the 2016 Brexit referendum.Life often isn’t that way and it’s interesting that the good true crime stuff I’ve read isn’t really seeking these answers, they’re just exploring it and often the endings are very unsatisfying.