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Vincent Silk
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Sisters of No Mercy

Vincent Silk


9781925589375

Brio Books


Fiction & Literature;
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)


Paperback

304 pages

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ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- I've always been a fan of a posse, a crew, a bunch. Here an unusual gang come together under the umbrella of Sisters of No Mercy, a nebulous urban collective operating as a kind of support network for people in need. Vincent Silk has brought together, amid a post-disaster scenario, some strong characters in Pinky, a young guy drifting from house to house through a disturbing back-story, and Almond, a ninja-like operative suppressing an internal rage, and Del, a benevolent soul who's there for everyone. Not your ordinary pack of avengers. Craig Kirchner

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Mega-storm Martha has wreaked havoc and it's harder than ever to find a home. Hapless Pinky, Del - mother-hen and mentor - and the ever-resourceful and sometime sleuth Almond are members of Sisters of No Mercy. A band of vigilantes, a pack of thieves or a new wave commune, this underground network has a fresh target: heir and mogul to a mining and property fortune, Dirk Trench. Can these underdogs take on the establishment and win?

Vincent Silk's zingy debut novel fuses climate fiction, hysterical realism with all the tension of a carefully planned and finely executed heist. Written with humour, stinging social observations and surprising insight, Sisters of No Mercy announces Silk as an exciting literary voice.

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By:   Vincent Silk
Imprint:   Brio Books
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 210mm,  Width: 135mm, 
ISBN:   9781925589375
ISBN 10:   1925589374
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   September 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Vincent Silk is a writer working in fiction and non-fiction, and living in Narrm Melbourne. His work has been published in the UTS Writers Anthology, Voiceworks, Going Down Swinging, Archer, and Seizure, among other places. In his non-fiction, he blends poetics and facts, and in his fiction he explores possibilities. Sisters of No Mercy is his first novel.

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