Friday, May 2, 2008

* Joe R Lansdale's "Coat" (short story, non-genre)

A monster of a man kills a stranger because he is wearing an out-of-fashion coat! Takes away the coat. We learn the coat reminded him of his own humble beginnings. Kills himself in his madness during the night.

Fact sheet.

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