Grief in a Dystopian Future - Byddi Lee

Sunday 22 November 2pm

Byddi Lee is the author of The Rejuvenation Trilogy, a science fiction trilogy which has grief as one of its themes. Rejuvenation Book 1 begins in a dystopian future Belfast and Armagh with the main character Dr Bobbie Chan losing her mother to cancer and her patients displaying alarming signs of a mysterious new disease that only seems to affect the eldery.   Other patients including Bobbie's Grandmother contract the disease and survives only to become younger but with devastating psychological side effects. Byddi Lee often highlights the culture of 'Waking the Dead' in her writing even in this futuristic tale, as she feels it's an important step towards dealing with grief.