Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Ah, September. Time for Carl's fifth R.I.P. challenge.
I don't know how many of these I'll get through by the end of October, but I'll be reading from the pool below:
China Mieville's Kraken and The City and the City. Giant octopus and general weirdnesses.
Thomas Mullen's The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers. Bullets and bandits.
Laura Lippman's I'd Know You Anywhere. Kidnappings and death row.
Jon Clinch's Kings of the Earth. Not so sure this one really qualifies, but Stewart O'Nan calls it an Upstate Gothic.
Kate Atkinson's Started Early, Took My Dog. Jackson Brodie!
Matt Haig's The Radleys. A family of vampires.
Michael Sims's Dracula's Guest. Lots and lots of Victorian vampire stories.
Cherie Priest's Boneshaker. Steampunk zombies.