El latido del bosque

I love this first sentence. It was always the refuge forest of nymphs and shepherds, abode of love and shelter of fantasy.

Arte y denuncia

Siempre fue el bosque refugio de ninfas y pastores, morada del amor y albergue de la fantasía. En los claros del bosque danzan los dioses antiguos y en lo más hondo se refugian los proscritos; los maquis se lamen las heridas de la derrota al tiempo que los enamorados primerizos retozan al abrigo de las sombras.

El bosque es la casa inacabable de ardillas, linces y corzos; mariposas, libélulas y mantis religiosas. En las noches de celo se oye la berrea de los machos; el cielo del bosque es un clamor de pájaros.

Y si agudizas el oído, podrás escuchar un bisbiseo que viene de las hadas, los duendes, y los enanitos de Blancanieves.

Si te coge la caída de la tarde sobre el Eume, verás una serpiente de cobre salir de un bosque encantado; sin embargo estos días parecía un chorro de lava emergiendo de las entrañas del volcán…

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About Daniel Kemp

Daniel Kemp’s introduction to the world of espionage and mystery happened at an early age when his father was employed by the War Office in Whitehall, London, at the end of WWII. However, it wasn’t until after his father died that he showed any interest in anything other than himself! On leaving academia he took on many roles in his working life: a London police officer, mini-cab business owner, pub tenant and licensed London taxi driver, but never did he plan to become a writer. Nevertheless, after a road traffic accident left him suffering from PTSD and effectively—out of paid work for four years, he wrote and self-published his first novel —The Desolate Garden. Within three months of publication, that book was under a paid option to become a $30 million film. The option lasted for five years until distribution became an insurmountable problem for the production company. All seven of his novels are now published by Creativia with the seventh—The Widow’s Son, completing a three book series alongside: What Happened In Vienna, Jack? and Once I Was A Soldier. Under the Creativia publishing banner, The Desolate Garden went on to become a bestselling novel in World and Russian Literature in 2017. The following year, in May 2018, his book What Happened In Vienna, Jack? was a number one bestseller on four separate Amazon sites: America, UK, Canada, and Australia.  Although it's true to say that he mainly concentrates on what he knows most about; murders laced by the mystery involving spies, his diverse experience of life shows in the short stories he writes, namely: Why? A Complicated Love, and the intriguing story titled The Story That Had No Beginning. He is the recipient of rave reviews from a prestigious Manhattan publication and described as—the new Graham Green—by a highly placed employee of Waterstones Books, for whom he did a countrywide tour of book signing events. He has also appeared on 'live' television in the UK publicising that first novel of his. He continues to write novels, poetry and the occasional quote; this one is taken from the beginning of Once I Was A Soldier There is no morality to be found in evil. But to recognise that which is truly evil one must forget the rules of morality.
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