The Evolution of Shadows

In July of 1995, the news photographer Gray Banick disappeared into the Bosnian war zone and doing so took away pieces of the hearts of three people who loved him: Emil Todorović, his interpreter and friend; Jack MacKenzie, his mentor who taught Gray to hold his camera steady between himself and the worst that war presents; and Lian Zhao, who didn’t have the strength to love him as he wanted her to. Now, almost five years later, they have gathered in Sarajevo to find out what happened to Gray, the man who had taught them all what love is.

Each driven character in this novel believes fully that there is a love strong enough to sustain them, even in the extreme circumstances of war. But each time they have uncovered a glimpse of such a thing, they have failed tragically love itself.

Or, to see it another way, this is a novel about how love fails us every time—or almost every time.

 – Unbridled Books


One response to “The Evolution of Shadows

  • After Quinn: Catch Up#1 | Mr McClurg's Marginalia

    […] One of my partners in the Eunoia Solstice venture posted a “catch-up” entry that I enjoyed. Actually, I’ve always enjoyed Jason’s posts and I keep him in mind when I write for my own blog. I stole the structure of his post for my own, but don’t expect mine to be as intelligent or well-written. You should check out his post, the Outrider Podcast, and his fantastic novel Evolution of Shadows. […]

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