Rory Marron

'Rory Marron' is an unrepentant ‘flags and gunsmoke’ historian. He was born in Lancashire, England. Rory’s doctoral thesis examined British foreign policy in Southeast Asia after the Second World War. He lived in Japan for several years, working in the international sales department of a large Japanese company in Tokyo. His interests include Iyengar yoga and tai-chiBlack Sun, Red Moon: A Novel of Java and the second and final part of the story, Merdeka Rising, are his first works of fiction.

For general information about Black Sun, Red Moon: A Novel of Java and Merdeka Rising, please visit

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