Review: The Experimental Notebook of C. S. Boyack
This is a most intriguing collection. Reminiscent of Poe’s ‘Tales of Mystery and Imagination’ with a hint of Asimov. The genres range between science fiction, fantasy and paranormal. They are dark for the most part, which I like, but each story is highly individual. There are robots, ghosts, and a fearless little girl who lives near a forest making cabbage soup when she’s not ridding the village of monsters (‘The Soup Ladle of Destiny’ is my personal favourite, and the funniest of the stories). All the stories have a twist. Mostly these are unexpected… Read more on Bev Spicer’s blog.