Vacui Magia: Stories

Vacui Magia: Stories

by L.S. Johnson

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Overview

Vacui Magia: Stories by L.S. Johnson

World Fantasy Award finalist

Winner of the 2nd Annual North Street Book Prize

Dwarves and golems, Fates and minotaurs, metamorphoses, murder, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. L.S. Johnson delivers a provocative and original short story collection that ingeniously blends myth and nightmare. Whether it concerns an infertile witch constructing a golem-baby, a daughter struggling to understand her mother’s supernatural infidelities, or a cafeteria worker forming an uneasy alliance with a group of possibly imaginary but nonetheless dangerous little men, each story in this remarkable collection demonstrates the limitless capacity of intelligent speculative fiction to enthrall, inspire, and amaze.

“I can say without hesitation, reservation or exception that this is a collection full of brilliantly written and powerfully affecting stories, each of which profoundly impressed me in different ways ... Johnson’s Vacui Magia is a book that never goes quietly, and it is wonderful for it.” – The Future Fire Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998893600
Publisher: Traversing Z Press
Publication date: 04/18/2017
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Little Men with Knives

Vacui Magia

The Pursuit of the Whole Is Called Love

Germinant

Vendémiaire

This Is How You Lose Yourself

Clotho

Julie

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Vacui Magia: Stories 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous 6 months ago
Very different. Great imagination.