Nathaniel M. Wrey

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Writing about the future is a venture littered with pitfalls. You try to convince the reader of a viable, authentic culture and society, yet with no proof of how things will turn out. This may appear to be an advantage, giving you carte blanche to make it up. But the reality is different. With a touch of irony, every insight into the future requires a foothold in the present and/or past. People re

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This is a book that doesn't necessarily fit into a standard genre but one that will sit very nicely on your coffee table. It is 'football meets genealogy' and covers a group of footballing greats from an era where the question that leaps out is: how ...more
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"I absolutely LOVED this book. The writing was fantastic and the story was gripping. I had a hard time putting it down after I had started. It felt a little rushed, just before the climax, but the flow the rest of the time was great. The twists and tu" Read more of this review »
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"Liberty Bound by Nathaniel M. Wrey is a novel set thousands of years in the future from our present day, where a small city, Athenia, remains as the last known beacon of civilization. Finbarl is the main character, and he works to protect the city fr" Read more of this review »
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" Liberty Bound by Nathaniel M Wrey
An excellent dystopian novel which explores a reformed autocratic societal structure in the walled city of Athenia, set in the future, where civilisation is under threat and needs to be controlled by the omnipotent Wardyns. An up and coming guard" Read more of this review »
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This was a gift and my initial thought was, covering just the one day, it's going to get bogged down in trivial detail and be a slog. I could not have been more wrong. The scale of the battle and tragedy was such that there are a multitude of stories ...more
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“While other people regularly drive me mad, after lockdown, I appreciate they also drive me sane.”
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“There are fewer people willing to fight for what’s right than those willing to start a fight for what’s wrong?”
Nathaniel M. Wrey, Liberty Bound

“Society is a complex thing. There’s never one solution, just as there’s never one problem.”
Nathaniel M. Wrey, Liberty Bound

“Liberty can be defined in a thousand different ways and yet someone will always feel imprisoned.”
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