Friday, December 28, 2007
The Farther Shore
Interesting new take on the "ye olde book cover" look. Designer to come. OMG! Is that a map of some country (the red shape)?
"A unit of young American soldiers lost in an unnamed city in an unnamed desert nation struggle to maintain a tenuous grip on their lives in this haunting debut novel by Eck, a veteran of U.S. Army efforts in Somalia. Narrator Joshua Stantz recounts his wanderings with such quiet objectivity that the horrors he witnesses evoke winces and poetic details stand out in contrast: there are wounds that hiss and bubble, but there is also a girl's lone eyelash falling from the creases of a letter..."
Posted by Tal at 10:55 PM
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