A better title would have been 'Zombies and ghosts and anxiety and zombies and unfinished stories and did I mention zombies?'. Some good stories, but drowned in -you guessed it- zombies.
Interesting collection of short stories, written in a "slacker" style. A great cover - a hippy girl looking very much like (my favourite) Da Vinci's portrait "Lady with the Ermine". The zombie stories stand out well, The Hortlak - with a veterinary nurse who takes dogs out for very special rides in her car, Some Zombie Contingency Plans, also good, and others that are good, okay, surreal and sometimes a little sinister. Sometimes, to be honest, my mind drifted off whilst reading some of them - not sure if this is in part due to the seemingly casual and slightly random style of writing. But either way, I think a wandering conversation with Kelly Link in person would make a train journey more interesting:)...Continua
Some stories where simply a nice read, and some of the where really psychedelic trips in a wonderful exotic world, full of strange events. The collection was certainly a great one, and if you like.. "strange" stories, this is certainly a book for you!...Continua