Black Shapes in a Darkened Room is a collection of witty, visceral, and darkly imaginative short fiction from the author of the novel The Concrete Sky. Revenge and eroticism, humor and despair, the supernatural and the everyday... Marshall Moore draws new contour lines and makes new connections in this nighttime map of the human soul.
|Publisher:||Signal 8 Press|
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What People are Saying About This
"With Black Shapes in a Darkened Room, Marshall Moore plunges readers headfirst into an icy honeycomb of potential disaster, mapping out uncertain terrain on which his protagonists always seem to find (perhaps by sheer instinct) the exact wrong place to step. Full of caustic observational detail and unreliable, restricted narrative, Moore's stories record a haunting spectrum of "coping tactics" specifically tailored for those living in a world of hurt. His characters, to a man or woman, all wear bruise-colored glasses...a perspective which can be both odd and exhilarating..."
author of Kissing Carrion and The Worm in Every Heart
"A darkly luminous, entertaining collection by a gifted writer who transcends the sometimes narrow confines of gay male fiction. Moore's excellent woodworking fills the pages with insight and finely detailed moments. A great read!"
author of Tideland
"Marshall Moore can really write. His stories take you around the globe--from Seattle to London to Kuala Lumpur--to explore the bizarre lives of people who are testing the limits of sanity. Funny, freaky and fascinating, this is a highly compelling reading."
author of Soon To Be A Major Motion Picture, Making A Killing, and The Scene Stealer