Aifric Campbell is an Irish writer. Her novel "On the Floor" was long listed for the Orange Prize 2012. Previous novels are "The Loss Adjustor" (2010) and "The Semantics of Murder" (2008) . Her short fiction has appeared in The Irish Times, "The Book of Men" and "New Irish Short Stories."
ARSENAL is the first in a series of eight short stories on the theme This Means War. The context is the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War, but the theme is open to the author’s interpretation.