Sunday, March 5, 2017
Author: Mike Russell
Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction
Rating: 5 out of 5 fairies
Where to buy: Amazon, Amazon.uk
Synopsis: Strungballs is an extraordinary novella from Strange Books author Mike Russell. What are Strungballs? Ten-year-old Sydney is about to find out... but first he must have a cube of his flesh removed. Sydney will transgress everything he was taught to believe in when he embarks upon a journey that will reveal the astonishing secrets hidden by the red balls on white strings known only as... Strungballs. Inspiring, liberating, otherworldly, magical, surreal, bizarre, funny, disturbing, unique... all of these words have been used to describe the stories of Mike Russell. Remember: Once a Strungball is inserted it must never be removed.
About the Author: Mike Russell is a British author best known for his books Nothing Is Strange, Strange Medicine and Strungballs.
'Nothing Is Strange', was released in December 2014. 'Strange Medicine' was released in May 2016 and the novella 'Strungballs' was released on Halloween the same year.
Mike Russell has staged many storytelling performances of his work over the last fifteen years. His shows include the use of handmade props, sounds and improvisations.
Mike Russell was born in 1973. He grew up in the small village of Pulborough in the south of England. As a child, he enjoyed daydreaming, art and writing strange stories. He now lives in Brighton with his girlfriend and their two cats. As an adult, he enjoys daydreaming, art and writing strange stories.
Mike Russell's next book will be released in 2017.
Review: An episode of "The Twilight Zone" or "The Outer Limits" in book form, 'Strungballs' is a must read for all who love the strange and unusual. Follow along as Sydney, who has lived all of his short decade of life following the rule set out for him by his parents and society. he is in the perfect position to discover the truth behind the Strungballs, and uncover secrets that many didn't even know were being hidden.
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