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War. With five stories, four of which were previously published within the small press but hard to find, the critically acclaimed author of "Cape Warath" and BFS-award winning "After Shocks", along with numerous television and film scripts, creates horrific yet real tales from the jungle of Burma to a fascist militia among the streets of Manchester.
cover illustration and design by Terry Cooper
"No matter how appalling the scenerio,
these stories remain rooted in our recognisable human urges and universal
needs. Finch respects his roots as well. His horrors are entirely
grounded, and suffused with the unsettling breath of the real. He
knows where you live."
"... Finch is one of the
very few horror writers who can effectively add fictional horror to
wars loathsome nature... imaginative, distinctive stories and
[a] powerful, vivid writing style. I urge anyone to read it: you wont
"... a worthwhile collection
and gives a glimpse of what Finch at his best is capable of."
"... this is an important
piece of work... If war can have a dark underbelly (and God knows
what you see is dark enough) then it is exposed in this book. Finch
pulls no punches... [this collection] has given us some of the most
incisive and deceptively subtle writing I have seen for some time."
"Overall this is a strong collection with a powerful theme... Recommended, and I will be hunting out more work by Paul Finch." Noel K Hannan, www.infinityplus.co.uk
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