Thursday, May 1, 2008

* Caitlín R Kiernan's "Little Conversations" aka "Salammbô Redux" (short story, non-genre)

A career woman loses interest in her career & good things in life after she sees the abandoned & mutilated dead body of a girl raped & murdered. About 5 times longer story than necessary.

Note: Some days after publication, this story was swapped with Kiernan's "An Ape's Wife" in this issue of magazine for some copyright conflicts; I haven't read the replaced story, nor intend to.

Fact sheet.

First published: Clarkesworld, September 2007.
Rating: C
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Note: Why is this post so short?