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‘The Fell’ by Robert Jenkins – Reviewed

'The Fell' Robert Jenkins

Red Door Press

ISBN 978-1-910453-74-2

'The Fell' starts with a burning hot summer and several suicides shown through the first person viewpoint of the unnamed narrator who has a summer job at the lido where his father is the foreman. In the copse at the back of the swimming pool, his father climbs a tree to cut down a man. The narrator observes, 'Death close up is a cold and heartless hard bastard. Everyone should hate death. There ain’t no sweetness...


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