A Matter of Angels

'The Virgin Mary had more lines but I had the better costume.' Nine year old Nyla is cast as an angel in her school play. Well, at least she’s not a sheep. So far… This school production is not pretty. It opens up the cracks in the social and religious divides, and all those dark family secrets. Told with wry humour and compassion. For everyone who's ever been in a school play. More
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Words: 6,690
Language: English
ISBN: 9781311721556
About Nyla Nox

Nyla Nox is the author of the 'Graveyards of the Banks' trilogy (Athens,2015).
2 of the 3 volumes have been published so far.
Volume 1: 'Graveyards of the Banks - I did it for the money' and volume 2 'Graveyards of the Banks - Monsters Arising.' 'An elegant and insightful memoir from the dark heart of captialism.'(Jane Routley)
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'She seems to be able to see very clearly in the dark' (Nina Bodenlosz) "Nox’s voice is as enchanting as any storyteller’s should be.” Soleil Noir in Black Sun Reviews
Biography
2009: Heart of the Desert (literary fantasy in 'Needles and Bones', Drollerie Press
2010: The Midnight Moralist (Seven Fund)
2012: The Widow's Man, short story in 'Thrones of Desire', Cleis Press
2012: Secrets from the Presentation Center: A Night in the Life of a Graveyard Shift Operator ( Mergers & Inquisitions)
forthcoming 'Winter in America'
2013 interview in the Guardian 'Voices of Finance' about life on the graveyard shift at the Most Successful Bank in the Universe
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/joris-luyendijk-banking-blog/2013/jun/20/bankers-predators-proto-fascist-ideology?INTCMP=ILCNETTXT3487
2013 Interview BBC radio about the death of a young banking intern
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b039rqqh
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"Nox’s voice is as enchanting as any storyteller’s should be.” Soleil Noir in Black Sun Reviews

' “Heart of the Desert” is a tale of heat and dreams, longing and sacrifice. There is a hero who is hooked on sweets, a heroine who hangs fairy lights, and a Queen in a castle made complicated by riddles, hallucinations and the fluidity of time.' Donna Quattrone in Cabinet des Fees

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