…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…
*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.
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And “Equoid” provides a disturbingly plausible* reason for Lovecraft’s psychosexual hangups, too.
I liked what Charlie had to say about Microsoft Word.
* For certain values of “plausible” …
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