A Storm in the Blood

A Storm in the Blood

by Jon Stephen Fink
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A Storm in the Blood by Jon Stephen Fink

A Storm in the Blood is a wise and searching historical novel of political intrigue and terrorist action in turn-of-the-century London from Jon Stephen Fink, acclaimed author of Further Adventures. Based on the compelling true story of the Houndsditch Murders and the Siege of Sidney Street, A Storm in the Blood ushers readers into a world of violence, political crime, ethnic unrest, police oppression, and political subterfuge that speaks directly to an audience attuned to the backgrounds of modern terrorist actions from 9/11 to Mumbai.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061715426
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/13/2009
Series: P.S. Series
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

Jon Stephen Fink is the author of the novel Further Adventures, which has just been re-issued by Harper Perennial in an edition newly revised by the author. His poetry has been published in the Chicago Review and The New York Quarterly, among other magazines. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Los Angeles, he now lives in Great Britain, where he is working on his sixth novel, The Return of The Green Ray.

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Storm in the Blood 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
JS Fink expertly uses events of the past to shine a light on complex current events. Who are political terrorists? How "political" are they really - and in the end, are their reasons to wreak havoc on innocent citizens purely personal? The setting of this book is a period I knew nothing about - Eastern European anarchists and nationalists in "Sherlock Holmes'" London. Very atmospheric and beautifully depicted scenes of the grimy East End in 1910. The story raises many questions about the perpetrators of violence, their motives, self-justification and inner nature. I read the book in three days, and each time I closed the cover I couldn't wait to get back to reading.
grumpydan More than 1 year ago
"A Storm in the Blood" by Jon Stephen Fink is a novel based on true events. In 1910 London, three policemen were killed by Latvian revolutionaries and became known as the Houndsditch murders. Fink takes this event and brings it to life, creating a historical novel where the reader gets to know the characters and learn why they did what they did. Remarkable stuff.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago