The farmer, the brick-layer, the thief, the courtesan, the warrior and assassin—each struggle to survive in Bathos, the City of Corruption, where every moment is controlled and every coin is counted by the ever-tightening fist of the guilds, and where death and destruction lurk in the shadow-spun alleys, within the gilded minarets of the tottering towers, and beneath the crumbling city streets.
Combining non-linear storytelling with Robert E. Howard-style sword and sorcery, Joel Jenkins crafts a cult tale introducing the City of Bathos! More info →
With a Tarantino-esque story structure, Leiber-like characterizations, Lovecraftian elements, Howardian-style verbiage and a grim dollop of the Orwellian dystopia that has overtones of modern Socialist government, Through the Groaning Earth is a thought-provoking as well as an entertaining read. More info →