Blether - The book review site
Search Blether


Advanced Search
 

Home
Book reviews
Our reviewers
About us
Contact Blether

 

 
  

Roughly Beasts and Other Mutations
by Thomas F. Monteleone

Category: Fiction / Horror
400 pages; ISBN: 0786253444

Rating: 9/10  (Ratings explained)
Reviewer: Harriet Klausner

Review

This nineteen story collection contains strong tales that will excite readers of the horror and speculative fiction genres. The tales are all fun and fans of Thomas F. Monteleone as well any one who appreciates dark short thrillers will enjoy the collection.

Perhaps as fascinating to fans of the writer is observing the evolution of the author from fantasy/science fiction into horror writer, with the why explained in the introduction to this tome. The nine stories from the mid to late 1970s and the two from the 1980s timeframe fit more within the dark science fiction or fantasy genres. The eight contributions from the 1990s correspond more to the horror genre, still dark of course. Regardless of genre match, ROUGHLY BEASTS AND OTHER MUTATIONS is a solid subway ride on the dark side.

Harriet Klausner

 

Buy Roughly Beasts and Other Mutations at amazon.com

 
 

Copyright & Disclaimer
weblog
  

 
Top 

blether.com
© 2000 Champion Internet
Champion Internet