Life During Wartime

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Orion, 2006 - 418 pages
37 Reviews
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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User Review  - Brad - Goodreads

It's going to be very hard to describe this work as anything other than genius. Almost from the very start, I found myself slowing down and being dragged into the hellish nightmare of war and such ... Read full review

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Great book. Well written, literary, very surreal, not so much a war book as an exploration of the struggle of the psyche during wartime or possibly during any time one attempts to take a sobering look ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

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 has also won the World Fantasy Award twice.

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