About the author

Rory Marron

<p>Rory Marron is an unrepentant &lsquo;flags and gun smoke&rsquo; historian who was born in Lancashire, England. He has lived in Japan, working in the international sales section of a major Japanese media company in Tokyo. A keen historian of the Asia-Pacific war period, Rory&rsquo;s doctoral thesis examined British foreign policy in Southeast Asia after the Japanese surrender in 1945. His interests include Iyengar yoga, <em>kendo</em> and&nbsp;<em>tai-chi</em>. <em>Black Sun, Red Moon: A Novel of Java</em>&nbsp;and <em>Merdeka Rising</em> are his first works of fiction.</p>