Short story writer Nikitas fills his engaging, atmospheric first novel, set in upstate New York, with Swedish mythology and American carnage. The murder of a local professor sets off a violent chain of events that tears apart a family and the community.
David Hunter grows up and finds his first love in
tranquil 'Fifties Northern Ireland. High ideals lead him to the London School of Economics, but then despair drives him to the Foreign Legion and he sees action in the ...