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David Rix

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David Rix is an author, composer, editor, artist and publisher active in the area of Slipstream, Speculative Fiction and Horror – not to mention hints of absurdism, miserablism, naturism and pissed-offism. Contemporary classical music, the seashore, urban underground, railways, rocks and canals. His published books are What the Giants were Saying, the chapbook Brown is the New Black and the novella/story collection Feather, which was shortlisted for the Edge Hill prize. In addition, his works have appeared in various places, the most notable being many of the Strange Tales series of anthologies from Tartarus Press, Monster Book For Girls from Exaggerated Press, Creeping Crawlers from Shadow Publishing, and Marked to Die from Snuggly Books. ...more

Feather, by David Rix



I have just launched a free PDF here on Goodreads of the complete first novella in my collection Feather - entitled Yellow Eyes. This tells the story of a young Feather gworing up in the wilds in the shadow of an old nuclear powerstation with her borderline crazy father and it sets the scene for most of the other works. So now there is nothing to stop you meeting her for yourself!

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A Suite in Four Windows

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What the Giants Were Saying

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