The Princess and the Pigeon Tunnel



In my 2022 novel False Light, I dealt with the issue of altered audio-visual imagery in the service of a bad guy’s destruction. A real-world variation of this theme surfaced this week when the Princess of Wales apologized for editing photos of herself posing with her kids.

This is an example of how a likely meaningless and routine task took on global significance due to the backdrop of an unfolding larger story. That larger story is about the health of the Princess and her invisibility since her January surgery, not to mention the ongoing specter of King Charles’ cancer diagnosis.

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From Substack