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Gareth E. Rees is a writer of fiction and non fiction. His books include: Terminal Zones (Influx Press 2022), Unofficial Britain (Elliott & Thompson, 2020), Car Park Life (Influx Press 2019), The Stone Tide (Influx Press, 2018) and Marshland (Influx Press, 2013). He is also founder of Unofficial Britain (http://www.unofficialbritain.com/), a website exploring overlooked landscapes and everyday places.

‘What he seeks out is the magical in the mundane, the bizarre happenings in plain sight’
- Deborah Moggach, The Times


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Unofficial Britain’s Weird and Wonderful Reads 2022

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I’ve had an insanely busy year. It began with me finalising my debut short story collection, Terminal Zones, which eventually came out in October and features weird topographic tales about climate change and the effects of neoliberalism on ordinary people in everyday places. You can read about it here.

I also made music with my numerous bands, including a psychedelic disco

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Gareth Rees and 11 other people liked Eric Anderson's review of Terminal Zones:
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"Existential angst meets the climate crisis in this thoughtful and entertaining short story collection. Nearly every tale in this book makes reference to an impending environmental disaster whether it's two female friends living in a cliff edge home t" Read more of this review »
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"The stories in Terminal Zones take place in a Britain, and a world, in literal meltdown, on the precipice of violent destruction – but they often take place in its seemingly dull, innocuous corners: the car park of a DIY store, a motorway bridge, an " Read more of this review »
"It’s publication day for The Secret Life of Fungi in paperback, and I want to say a humongous thank you to everyone who’s been reading it or reviewing it. I hope it’s inspiring people to take a look around and find fungi this autumnal season – I’v..." Read more of this blog post »
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“When the iceberg broke away and the Titanic set sail, the two had already converged.”
Gareth E. Rees, Car Park Life




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