What a weird little book of short storiesâ¦ enjoyed it very much!
And I made it to the end of #PromptMaze ð
There are some horror stories here, but more of psychological terror, as anxious people struggle, and fail, to overcome their fears and insecurities, all through a distorting, fantastical lens.
Awful animals inhabit several stories: malign cats, tortured snails & intimidating toads. Obviously, the humans are worse. There's an intriguing ambiguity, too, about whether the uncanny is happening or is a psychotic misapprehension.
There's a feminist ð