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Life During Wartime

Lucius Shepard

3 Reviews

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S.F. Masterworks, Fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction (Children's / Teenage)

The acclaimed novel of near-future warfare based on the Nebula Award-winning novella, 'R&R'.

In the jungles of Guatemala, David Mingolla is struggling to survive amongst the rotting vegetation and his despairing fellow foot soldiers. He knows he is nothing but an expendable pawn in an endless war. On R & R a few miles away from the warzone he meets Debora - an enigmatic young woman who may be working for the enemy - and stumbles into a deadly psychic conflict where the mind is the greatest weapon.

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Praise for Life During Wartime

  • One of the most intriguing books of the year ... superior writing - Science Fiction Review

  • Perhaps the most exciting new storyteller of them all - Washington Post

  • Shepard manipulates genre elements in order to transcend genre expectations - The New York Review of Books

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Lucius Shepard

Lucius Shepard (1947 - 2014)
Lucius Shepard was born in the USA in 1947. From the mid-1960s to the early 1980s he lived in various parts of the world and travelled widely. He won the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer in 1985 and also won the World Fantasy Award twice. He died in 2014.

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