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The Severest Inks Shorts

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The Severest Inks Shorts collects eight stories from some of the boldest new writers on the scene today. Melding unflinching themes with innovative narratives, these works confront the rawest elements of the human condition through the potent short story form.

This anthology comes loaded with bonus material, including commentaries, special monochrome editions of original co
Paperback, 1st, 260 pages
Published June 6th 2015 by Severest Inks
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Jun 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The Severest Inks Shorts compilation of stories offers a great variety: from dark city fables to a pathologist in the mortuary, and this is what I liked so much here – the variety of it.

Each story fitted neatly into my morning commute, and it was easy to get into – something I sometimes find a challenge when reading a compilation of short stories when you have to constantly transport yourself into a different setting. All stories captured me from the beginning, kept my interest and still made se
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Red (Khalid Patel)

With its unconventional dialogue and bizarre writing style, Red is a fun and stylistic rendition of a classic fairy tale that drips with the grimy atmosphere of a forsaken modern city. It manages to create a lot out of the little characters it has.

Dr Craine’s Body (Khalid Patel)

Dr Craine’s Body is a wonderfully dark exploration of unrequited love and literally death. Its main character is fascinating in how twisted and sympathetic he is. It someho
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Khalid Patel is a British writer and English Literature graduate of Indian and Burmese heritage. Raised in a working-class Muslim culture, his multilayered background and experiences echo his textured storytelling, often characterized by poetic prose, captivating dialogue and searing sociopolitical asides.

He is also the founder of Severest Inks, an independent publishing house dedicated to challen