14 May Local author presents a beautiful and thought-provoking new novella
Westcliff-on-Sea Essex, Julian Cundy is a British adventurer, dedicated day dreamer, wordsmith and observer of life and all its absurdities, the local author presents a beautiful and thought-provoking new novella Into the Summerland.
About The Book
The eternal question the book looks at is; what happens when we die? Are there consequences from how we lived? Is there a reckoning? Henry Ashton has led a turbulent life and now on his death bed he discovers how elusive the final peace can be. Slipping into what appears to be a drug-induced dream he meets Chuttlewizz his spirit companion who will be accompany him on his final journey and help reconcile the events of his mortal life.
Walking his own path to absolution, Henry must open the door to six chambers which will reveal to him some of the darkest and happiest times from during his life. From revisiting his childhood and reflecting on the behaviour of his indifferent father, to the actions he undertook on the battlefields of Europe, the demons of addiction and the initial joys and laughter of his early marriage, Henry is forced to return to, and reconcile with, these vivid and often painful memories if he is ever going to walk the final step towards inner peace.
Blending elements of spirituality, self-development and adventure Into the Summerland prompts readers to reflect on their own life’s journeys and behaviours, providing a pertinent and compelling read at a critical time for modern day society.
Into the Summerland by Julian Cundy (published by Little Bang Publishing RRP £5.99 paperback and RRP £1.99 ebook) is available to purchase from online retailers including Amazon