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Cover art by Julie Forbes

The tale of one hounded soul’s late growth to manhood in a country grown ugly.

Read Chapter 1 here

Review at Scholars and Rogues


“Not too far in our dystopian future, Mitchell Fremson finds himself an island of sanity battling a police state gone haywire. Armed only with courage, and principle, and one of the wryest wits to emerge on the literary scene in decades, Fremson leads us on a rollicking and riveting ride at once horrifying and all too plausible. Some may compare Daniel Forbes to Orwell, but the better comparisons are to Kingsley Amis and J. P. Donleavy and Evelyn Waugh—panoramic, biting satirists who recognize a world so mad that only comedy can truly capture its chaos. Derail this Train Wreck is literature’s answer to the “War on Terror.” 

— Jacob M. Appel, author of The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up, The Biology of Luck, Winner of the Dundee International Book Prize

 Daniel Forbes is a "brave citizen." I hope he "can somehow make a difference." 

—William T. Vollmann