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Q&A: John Marsden says he would not have written the Tomorrow series today

A string of questions centred around race relations and immigration were directed at a panel of authors on Q&A’s panel on Monday night.

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On the desk with host Tony Jones were John Marsden, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Sofie Laguna, Michael Mohammed Ahmad and Trent Dalton.

Pesto 2bMarsden was asked whether his Tomorrow series, starting with the 1993 novel Tomorrow When the War Began, helped raise a generation of Australians who feared foreign invasion.

“I hope not,” Marsden said. “It was written 20 or so years ago when no-one talked about the…

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