Oct
16
2013
1

BTW: “Equoid” by Charlie Stross….

…was very good, if more than a little meta.  It is a very odd thing to read a Cthulhu Mythos novella (this is, in fact, part of Stross’s Laundry series) where the main character rips HP Lovecraft a new one for being, well, HP Lovecraft. Still, a fun read*: Charlie Stross even manages to get his usual reflexive British Leftism more or less under control for most of the the narrative…

Moe Lane

*If ‘fun’ for you includes all the cosmic horror implied by… erm. No spoilers, but it’s going to get really gruesome, particularly if you know something of HPL’s psycho-sexual hangups.

Oct
13
2013
2

“Equoid.” (I said that unicorns were bad! I totally SAID.)

New Laundry novella from Charles Stross:

And of interest is this passage from the blurb:

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