|Dark Mondays (2006) [Collection]|
by Kage Baker
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(From the publisher):
Brings together pirates, primates, eldritch horrors, maritime ghosts, and much more. This captivating new collection of fantastic short fiction is sure to cement her reputation as one of the most original storytellers working in the fantasy and speculative fiction genres today.
Whether spinning tales of the mysterious young woman and the dreadful pirate captain Henry Morgan in the original novella “The Maid on the Shore,” the tiny California beach community assaulted by Lovecraftian terrors in “Calamari Curls,” or the girl menaced by a haunting photograph and a trio of aspiring vampires at the heart of “Portrait, With Flames,” Kage Baker distinguishes herself throughout Dark Mondays as a storyteller extraordinaire, crafting intricately-woven plots, compelling characters, and captivating settings filled with convincing detail.
As likely to shock and surprise as it is to fill you with a sense of weird wonder and delight, Dark Mondays will entrance you with its inventive prose, astound you with its action, and seduce you with its style.
- Two Old Women
- Portrait, With Flames
- Monkey Day
- Calamari Curls
- Katherine’s Story
- Oh, False Young Man!
- So This Guy Walks Into a Lighthouse
- Silent Leonardo
- The Maid On the Shore
Original title: Dark Mondays
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy
Fiction→ Science Fiction
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