Dolph the Unicorn Killer & Other Stories

Dolph the Unicorn Killer & Other Stories

by Martin Lastrapes


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780985704339
Publisher: Cannibal Press
Publication date: 10/27/2017
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

  1. The Vampire and the Madman
  2. Invisible Cosmic Fingers
  3. Belinda's Edge
  4. The Big Night
  5. The Baldies
  6. Captain Fuckmeister
  7. The Flying Game
  8. The Plan
  9. The Revenge of City Marlow
  10. The Night Owl
  11. Footsteps
  12. Peppermint Breath
  13. Sonia Billings and the Tall Red Door
  14. Dolph the Unicorn Killer
  15. Sin City

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Dolph the Unicorn Killer & Other Stories 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Justine Reyes for Readers' Favorite It is not often that I stumble upon a book with a title such as Dolph the Unicorn Killer & Other Stories. It isn’t often that the covers of such books feature a man built like a bull, holding the freshly severed head of a unicorn in one hand and a sword in the other. It definitely stood out and immediately piqued my curiosity. Because why on earth would anybody kill unicorns? Martin Lastrapes, the author of this comical anthology, will bluntly lay it down for you. Of course, Dolph the Unicorn Killer isn’t the only story in this book and, despite being in the title, it is one of the last chapters. Dolph the Unicorn Killer & Other Stories can be interpreted as both a satire and a bit of an homage to Sin City and supernatural fiction anthologies. Yet be warned, there are vampires, profanity, and a whole lot of laughter. I don’t think I’ve ever read anything like Dolph the Unicorn Killer& Other Stories in this sub genre of science fiction and fantasy, at least nothing as profoundly imaginative. Lastrapes does not let the conventional boundaries of fiction writing tie him down. The development of each story is thoughtful and humorous. The plots are ingenious. Figuratively speaking, Lastrapes is a madman with a pen. His word usage is tastefully vulgar and necessary, and although the violence and profanity may deter some people from reading, they will only end up sorely regretting not taking a glimpse at the whimsical tales within the pages of this book.