Edited by Allen Ashley.
The Senses. We’ve all got them and are using them constantly. Even the Pinball Wizard had a couple. What’s that sound? Did you see that? Don’t let that touch me. Smells delicious. The taste of heaven...
As humans, we are constantly processing our responses to the sensory input. With this in mind, editor Allen Ashley has collected together 21 new stories that explore our relationship with our primary senses. What’s it really like to be invisible? What can we do against sounds that kill? And what do you think is truly in that feely bag? These are stories from British and north American writers that will take you to the far reaches of the sensory world and beyond. You may not look at / hear / smell / taste / touch reality in quite the same way again.
One of the most distinctive voices in modern literature, Allen Ashley has been published in dozens of books and magazines in the UK, USA, Canada and Spain and has now passed his first century of short story publications. Allen is a highly respected author equally adept at novels, short stories, poetry and lyrics. He is also well known for a wealth of critical commentary and non-fiction articles and, more recently, as an acclaimed and award winning editor.
Allen has run successful writing workshops in Newham and Tower Hamlets libraries. In October 2005 he gave two readings at the Norwich Fringe Festival. In November 2005 he was the special guest of the Birmingham Science Fiction Group. In May 2006 he ran a ... (more)