Demons in the Spring
Publish date: September 1st 2008
Publisher: Akashic Books
Pages no: 300
Edition language: English
Joe Meno's Demons in the Spring is filled with wonders: a woman with a city growing inside her chest, an aquarium in decline, a world plunged into darkness by an absent moon, palaces made of ice. There's a touch of the absurd, and the surreal, with a melancholy haze over many of the stories, but th...
I never guessed that I would love a book as sad as this one. With the exception of the first two, I really liked Joe Meno's short, weird, dreamlike stories . Meno has a knack with creating compelling characters that get stuck in my head [ full review ]