Book Review: The Dreamfighter and Other Creation Tales

‘Oh no!’ wailed the Trunk. ‘Oh no!’ It was full of Elephant thoughts, Elephant hopes, Elephant dreams, Elephant plans. Every moment, with every breath it took, it felt more and more Elephant. And the idea of creeping about without an Elephant head or body or legs was horrible. “The Trunk”, from “The Dreamfighter and other …

Book Review: Things

Jenny has her life together. She’s a successful professional, living in a great apartment—what’s not to be proud of? But Jenny has a secret, in the form of a second apartment full of things she can’t bear to get rid of. Jenny is a hoarder and, as she embarks upon a relationship with a man …

Book Review: The Familiars

Fleetwood Shuttleworth is seventeen years old and the mistress of Gawthorpe Hall. After three devastating stillbirths, while pregnant for the fourth time, she comes across a letter which reveals that she isn’t expected to survive another pregnancy. It seems like fate then, when she comes across a young midwife who claims she can help Fleetwood …