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Brendan Connell
Brendan Connell was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1970. He has had fiction published in numerous places, including McSweeney's, Adbusters, Fast Ships, Black Sails (Nightshade Books 2008), and the World Fantasy Award winning anthologies Leviathan 3 (The Ministry of Whimsy 2002), and Strange... show more

Brendan Connell was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1970. He has had fiction published in numerous places, including McSweeney's, Adbusters, Fast Ships, Black Sails (Nightshade Books 2008), and the World Fantasy Award winning anthologies Leviathan 3 (The Ministry of Whimsy 2002), and Strange Tales (Tartarus Press 2003).
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Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it 4 years ago
Another book that is impossible to review or paraphrase as a whole. Every single story and poem, and there are a bundle here, will entertain, boggle, and challenge you at the same time. Best taken in small bites, one story at a time, since the breadth of form and content is so great. Savor this. Rer...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it 5 years ago
Wickedly funny and just plain wicked. Connell is a master of language and with his encyclopedic mind every phrase is both a delight and a challenge. If you can keep up the reward is there and the book actually becomes somewhat of a page turner that you have to slow yourself down in order to savor.It...
dearmfield
dearmfield rated it 6 years ago
Jeff Vandermeer founder of genre "New Weird" brings all the weirdos together to update the chapbooks and pocket guides of Thackeray T. Lambshead's discredited diseases.An all star cast of authors such as; Neil Gainman, Alan Moore, Cory Doctorow. to name a few and some of my favorites Brian Evenson, ...
Forrest Aguirre, in the Leaves
Forrest Aguirre, in the Leaves rated it 7 years ago
Full Disclosure: I co-wrote the story "The Search for Savino," which appears in this collection, with Brendan. I will refrain from any comments regarding the story.Connell's collection, The Life of Polycrates & Other stories for Antiquated Children has strong roots in the decadent French writings an...
Ruby's Books
Ruby's Books rated it 8 years ago
Let me start by saying this book is the most bold I've read in a while. I liked that, I really did. It deals with a part of the human psyche that is very dark and taboo. While short, the story is in no way a "light read". The stories are short, yet compelling and well told. This book is not for ever...
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