The Ape's Wife and Other Stories

The Ape's Wife and Other Stories

Caitlin R. Kiernan


Caitlin R. Kiernan has been defined as considered one of 'the most unusual and audacious bizarre writers of her iteration' (Jeff and Ann VanderMeer, The Weird), 'one of our crucial writers of darkish fiction' (New York Times), and S. T. Joshi has proclaimed, 'hers is now the voice of peculiar fiction.' within the Ape's spouse and different Stories--Kiernan's 12th selection of brief fiction for the reason that 2001--she monitors the notable variety that characterizes her paintings. together with her ordinary overlook for style obstacles, she masterfully navigates the territories that experience routinely been categorized darkish myth, sword and sorcery, technology fiction, steampunk, and neo-noir. From the sophisticated horror of 'One Tree Hill (The international as Cataclysm)' and 'Tall our bodies' to a demon-haunted, exchange fact ny, from Mars to a near-future Philadelphia, and from ghoulish city legends of recent England to a feminist-queer retelling of Beowulf, those 13 tales continue reader continually on their feet, ever doubtful of the following twist or flip.

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