Friday, May 2, 2008

* C S E Cooney's "Stone Shoes" (short story)

A piece of fantasy/horror. A society of very violent humans with unfamiliar morals, & of magical creatures, among them shape shifters. A mother who physically sews up the lips of her little child because he speaks too much, & leaves him sewed for 3 days! Forces her other child to wear shoes made of solid granite so he won't go wandering off when she is not looking! And where kids kill their mother & eat her!

Fact sheet.

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