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|Title||:||This World is Full of Monsters|
|Number of Pages||:||32 pages|
November 15, 2017
But still the story-creature revealed Itself to me, until I understood that now It covered every surface, every space, and even though I thought I had been alone down in the basement among the rat-things and the other things I wanted very much to be rats and weren’t…I had not been alone. The stor...
January 03, 2018
Such a bizarre, wonderful story than requires more than one reading to fully appreciate the created worlds, beautiful language, and characters.
November 08, 2017
I loved this. So much going on that I felt I understood on a deep and strange level that's hard to articulate. Certainly open to interpretation and probably not gonna be for everyone. Still, wow. Trying to makes sense of a world as it changes in grotesque and incomprehensible ways right under...
December 11, 2017
The poetic, somewhat flowery, way in which this SciFi short-story is written may find better use should the author change gears and actually become a poet. As it stands the dream-like, poet-like narration is just an empty device that hovers in and around a not-even-mediocre story of alien/intelli...
December 02, 2017
People on goodreads seems to like this story quite a lot... but it really did not work for me. I am not a big fan of oneiric stories with a very thin and hard to follow plot, where things happen almost at random. I had a similar reaction when I read Lovecraft's dreamland stories, where at least t...
November 15, 2017
1. “But still the story-creature revealed Itself to me, until I understood that now It covered every surface, every space, and even though I thought I had been alone down in the basement among the rat-things and the other things I wanted very much to be rats and weren’t…I had not been alone. The...
December 07, 2017
January 07, 2018
"A sweet and bitter relief.
Better that I succumb to my purpose,
Dead-Shell still maw-mawed into me.
Better that I become what I must
become for a new life and a new journey, for this was the only way to
preserve any semblance of the old
January 15, 2018
This is a story I will come back to over and over, I think. I want to hear it read out loud.
November 14, 2017
I have to admit, every time I read a Jeff VanderMeer book or story I am always left with the feeling, "What did I just read?" It's part of what makes his stories wonderful if you're in the mood for some speculative fiction and very beautiful, creative writing. I'm not always sure you can straight...