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Umbrella Books releases new short fiction - "Seven Lives to Repay Our Country"
Umbrella Books has just released "Seven Lives to Repay Our Country", a short story about the Battle of Saipan. Written by a US Marine, this story follows a pair of Japanese soldiers as they confront the inevitability of defeat in different ways.
"...has an absurdist feel with a real life twist. I patiently waited and secretly wanted the characters to scream out that they were waiting for Godot..."
"...the story unfolds through the eyes of a soldier and captures the harsh and dismal reality of a war-zone..."
Available in digital format for all e-readers at Smashwords:
and for Amazon Kindle at:
This is the first short fiction released by Umbrella Books in 2011. More fiction and non-fiction titles are soon to follow.