The Red Cliffs of Zerhoun
by Matt Bracken
7-26-17 review by: FL Guy
Anyone taking a cursory glance at Amazon’s current fiction novel listings will confirm what many folks may have already surmised. The past few years have seen an explosion of what is commonly now referred to as “dystopian fiction. ”
In the typical dystopian tome, a lone protagonist or group sets out on a quest for survival in what was once the world as he, or she, knew it.
I will cut right to the chase and state, most emphatically, that Matt Bracken’s latest novel is NOT a work of dystopian fiction.
So, how does one catagorize The Red Cliffs of Zerhoun?
IN my opinion, you simply can’t.
TRCOZ is a fascinating amalgam of today’s news headlines, long term economic collapse, the very real horrors of jihadist piracy, and sexual slavery. Stir in a healthy dose of Bracken’s…
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