Sundog Lit—a fantastic journal devoted to “scorched-earth literature”—has published an excerpt of MG Press’ upcoming novel Above All Men by Eric Shonkwiler (due out March 2014).
Here’s a taste:
There was something in his silhouette. The rope in David’s hand turned gritty from memory and he was in the trench by the dry riverbed. It was raining like it always rained and the sky was low over the trees and he could see them coming out from behind the cover of ferns and dwarf bamboo and sliding into the draw and running toward their side. Red was first over the mouth of the trench and David was there with him and they were rushing to meet the soldiers and when Red called to him and pointed he didn’t know how it was not pouring.
Read the entire excerpt here.
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