Mirrors in the Deluge

Mirrors in the Deluge

A real-time review by Paulo Brito.

Mirrors in the Deluge is a collection of 32 unrelated stories that take elements from fantasy, science fiction, horror and other genres and give them a lateral shift. Like much of Rhys’ work these quirky tales between them encompass parody, pastiche and puns. The fun, as ever, starts with the title of each story – gently leading an unsuspecting reader into preconceived ideas and expectations; expectations that are soon spun around, turned on their head (or other extremities), and pushed in an unexpected direction. Thus, even a saunter through the contents page is already a hugely entertaining experience and one more akin to savouring the hors d’oeuvres of a grand banquet than consulting a list of shortcuts into a literary tome.
# quote from http://elsewhen.alnpetepress.co.uk

Mirrors in the Deluge by Rhys Hughes ” it was published by Elsewhen Press.

I will do soon a gastronomic review.

This real-time review will appear, as and when I read it, in the thought stream found below or by clicking on the title of this post.

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