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Enclosures 2
Bill Direen

190 pp, soft cover
ISBN 979-10-91280-04-4
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A collection of fiction, poetry, diary, utopia and zootopia, Enclosures 2 is another in a series of emblematic cross-genre novels.
The enclosures are partitions of real and imaginary places, a basement recording studio or an anatomical surface
that might also be geographical. They are often (cross-)sections of writing.
Cut-ups of going be­tween Europe, Australia and New Zealand) coexist with sections of a destroyed novel (sequel to Jules, 2003)
or a poem written at the time of a family bereavement. You will find here a utopian vision of Direen's home town, Christchurch, post-quake,
following hard upon a poisoner's auditory hallucination of an unclassifiable music album.


A collection of fiction, poetry, diary, utopia and zootopia. The partitions of Enclosures 2 take place in France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand, in an imaginary future, in a poem, and on a (possibly human) surface. It continues a cross-genre approach favoured in the early novel Nusquama/Utopia Rag, and used in purer form in Enclosures (2008). The opening section 'Europe, New Zealand', contains entries from two decades of living in, and of going between, Europe and New Zealand. It also has surviving parts of a destroyed sequel to Jules (2003). Enclosures 2 spreads the net wide, searching for valid sources while pushing at the limits of genres.

Bill Direen Enclosures2
Bill lives in Dunedin, New Zealand.
The Enclosures novels are set in isolated biospheres real or unreal,
intimate, stable, volatile ....