Friday, May 2, 2008

* David Prill's "Show of Hands" (short story, non-genre)

One of those unfathomable stories!

A farmer in US in mid twentieth century follows an annual ritual - of watching the annual passage of a circus train through his small community! Develops a fetish for clean hands. Loses one of his hand in an accident. Ends up envying everyone's hands.

Fact sheet.

First published: "Subterranean" magazine, Fall 2007.
Rating: C
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Note: Why is this post so short?