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A Cautionary Tale

Auhtor: Richard Kadrey

Language: english
Published: 2002

Genres:

fiction,  fantasy,  short stories
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eBook size: 56Kb

Review by Joanna Daneman, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Cautionary Tale':

... Boar was what they liked to call the horned demons at the hunting lodge. That or Long Pig. No matter how many times they heard it, it always made ...
... and clean the gristle from their trophy horns. Pete Winnetka told the rest how his group hadn't seen a single demon that day, but had found some ruins ...
... far inside, but they didn't have to. Pete and his boys showed the others pocketfuls of what appeared to be diamonds, each marked with a character ...
... and, when Norm O'Farelley got off a potshot at a passing demon, he almost took a header into the clouds below. The ruins were less impressive than ...
... place. There was fetid standing water at the bottom. Rows upon rows of metal storage bins, like safety deposit boxes, stretched in all directions into ...
... said Tom Atell, remembering something in one of the books he'd been studying all year. These are new ones. The ones we found outside must be old, burned-out ...
... nothing. A big dark ball of it, like a miniature black hole. It absorbed light and seemed to suck all the sound from the room. The men could barely ...
... the nothingness, it sucked him in. He crumbled like wadded paper, all splintered bone and jetting blood, but the grip of the nothingness was absolute ...
... only chance to get away. And he almost made it. He was halfway up the rickety stairs when the thing grabbed his leg and began pulling him inside. From ...
... crocodile head and maw. Sliding past its teeth, he even remembered its name. Ammut. The one Egyptians called the Eater of Souls. Heading for its stomach, ...
... or won't finish their dinner, demon parents tell their children that they'd better be good or the mortal hunters will creep from the vaults and into their ...
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... demon tries to bite his head off before he's saved by a stranger. The demon infected Spyder with something awful - the truth. He can suddenly see the ...
... seem to have new interests and a whole new agenda. Dropped into the middle of a conflict between the Black Clerks and other forces he doesn't fully ...
... Ltd., and went on to various other American and foreign printings in paperback. Mac Tonnies' Cyberpunk/Postmodern Book Reviews calls Metrophage one ...
... Metrophage helped establish the cyberpunk aesthetic: relentless, paranoid and playfully cynical. Kadrey's second novel, Kamikaze L'Amour, is described ...
... and other sources list a July 15, 2007 publication date for Kadrey's next book, Butcher Bird: A Novel Of The Dominion (Night Shade Books). Other ...
... magazines Shift and Future Sex, and at online magazines Signum and Stim. He has published articles about art, culture and technology in publications ...
... can also find on Amazon Kadrey: Metrophage (1988) Butcher Bird (2005) Zombie (2002) SETI (2002) Mudrosti (2002) Second-Floor Girls (2002) Bad ...