Synopses & Reviews
Fiction. VARIATIONS OF A BROTHER WAR focuses on the lives of two brothers, and the girl they are both in love with. Against the background of the Civil War, these brothers become soldiers, engaging in the most desperate kinds of battle. With ornate and impeccable prose, J. A. Tyler tells the story of a tumultuous love triangle and how it intersects with the astounding tragedy of war. In a world where everything has its own ghost, life is strange and beautiful, even in the midst of conflict.
About the Author
Born in 1978 and currently residing in Colorado, J. A. Tyler's work has appeared in Black Warrior Review, Redivider, Cream City Review, Diagram, FAIRY TALE REVIEW, Columbia Poetry Review, and New York Tyrant and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and cited in Dzanc Books's Best of the Web series, Wake Forest's &Now series, Wigleaf's Top 50 Very Short Fictions, and the StorySouth Million Writers Award.