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Beasts Within By Clive Gilson

Beasts Within
By Clive Gilson

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Beasts within is a collection of 12 short stories published individually in various magazines, online and through my own web site. These stories were inspired by a period that I spent on Crete (though the stories are not about Crete) and explore some of the more elemental aspects of life.

In this collection, you'll meet, amongst others, the Gambling Man and wonder why your soul feels as though its been yanked from its moorings and dragged through a hedge backwards (metaphor overload???)...

...and then there's the Marchese, once a friend of the infamous Cesare Borgia and still going strong in the twenty-first Century.

Beasts Within continues Clive's development of tales rooted in the darkly fantastic hearts of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Anderson, introducing new characters and new twists to themes that Clive has written successfully...
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