Start reading War and Ablution (The Semaphore Collection Book 5) on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here or start reading now with a free Kindle Reading App.
OR
Read for free
with Kindle Unlimited

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

 
 
 

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available
 

War and Ablution (The Semaphore Collection Book 5) [Kindle Edition]

Samuel Peralta

Kindle Price: £2.39 includes VAT* & free wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet
 
Kindle Unlimited Read this title for £0.00 and get unlimited access to over 700,000 titles. Learn More
* Unlike print books, digital books are subject to VAT.

Free Kindle Reading App Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.

To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.

Kindle Unlimited
Kindle Unlimited
Enjoy unlimited access to over 650,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks on any device for £7.99 a month, including this one. Learn more

Book Description

From the author of the acclaimed How More Beautiful You Are and the award-winning Pacific comes an exploration of human conflict and its consequences.

In War and Ablution, Samuel Peralta brings forth his mastery of the poetic narrative, weaving individual and personal stories into a meditation that is visceral, provocative, gripping, and unforgettable.

From Vietnam to Afghanistan, from Biblical to modern times, from diaspora to the Holocaust, Peralta’s poems chart the geography and history of war and revolution, and its cost.

War and Ablution is a tour-de-force of storytelling, a harrowing testament to the horrors of war, and a memorial to the redemptive power of the human spirit.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 196 KB
  • Print Length: 54 pages
  • Publisher: Windrift Books; 1st edition (20 Oct. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009UIGX22
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,499,125 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?


More About the Author

Samuel Peralta is a scientist and storyteller.

A PhD in physics, he has designed advanced robotic tools for nuclear reactors and co-founded start-up companies in mobile software, communications and semiconductors, among other areas.

His speculative fiction has gained widespread praise and been nominated for Best American Science Fiction, at one point ranking him as one of Amazon's Top Ten SF Authors, and Top 150 Authors overall.

His poetry titles have all ranked at the top of the Poetry Bestseller lists, in Goodreads' list of Great Small Press Books, and spotlighted in Best American Poetry.

He is producer of the Future Chronicles series, which ranked at the top of the Amazon SF Anthology Bestseller lists.

His work has been recognized with numerous awards, including from the BBC, the UK Poetry Society, Digital Literature Institute, and the Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature.

http://bit.ly/SamPeraltaNews

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.co.uk.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 5.0 out of 5 stars  2 reviews
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Poems for our times. 19 Nov. 2012
By J.J.Brown - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
War and Ablution - the new poetry book from Samuel Peralta gives us razor sharp poems. I think they are perfect for our war-torn times. He writes convincingly from many points of view, seeming to be each of the voices. Samuel touches my heart and awakens my memory with this deeply moving book.
5.0 out of 5 stars Extremely moving!!!! 11 Mar. 2013
By RPo - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
Semaphore has once again crafted another masterpiece of moving work!!! My personal favourites include: #Revolution - a powerful knockout piece and Past Lives - a piece that will continue to ask the question "What if."
Were these reviews helpful?   Let us know

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category