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News & Features » September 2013 » [Video] New book trailer for Robert Antoni’s As Flies to Whatless Boys!

[Video] New book trailer for Robert Antoni’s As Flies to Whatless Boys!

Tragedy and whimsy meet in an adventure-packed, historical novel about a British incursion into the island of Trinidad in 1845.  Antoni’s lyrical prose and experimental narrative make As Flies to Whatless Boys every bit a gem as the hummingbirds who nest at its heart. View the trailer below:

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What people are saying:

As Flies to Whatless Boys attests to Antoni’s fluency in the poetry of nostalgia. In words as vibrant as the personalities he creates, Antoni deftly captures unconquered territories and the risks we’re willing to take exploring them.” Publishers Weekly

“Willy’s narrative—his loving descriptions of the people who surround him—is profoundly effective.” Kirkus Reviews

“Antoni . . . has written a novel epic in scope that…is driven by outbursts of fine writing.” Booklist

“A rollicking 19th-century colonial tale blends history with imagination.” Library Journal

Posted: Sep 13, 2013

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