The Aardvark Is Ready For War

The Aardvark Is Ready For War

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On board a US aircraft carrier en route for the Gulf, an electronic surveillance specialist, nicknamed the Aardvark, is preparing himself for war. Trained to seek and destroy submarines, he is confused to find himself pitted against an enemy who have no subs. The air of unreality pervades the ship as its crew, high on patriotism, violence and porn, watch the Gulf approach and begin to wonder whether this really is a war or merely a simulation of one? Are people really getting killed or is it one big video game? What can one man do when the enemy is never seen and death is silent and comes from afar? Welcome to the dark and terrifying absurdities of modern war...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0552772070
  • 9780552772075

About James Blinn

James Blinn, who served in the US Navy for nine years, lives in San Diego where he runs his own business. The Aardvark is Ready for War is his first novel.show more

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53 ratings
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4 38% (20)
3 45% (24)
2 11% (6)
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