Disturbed by Her Song
Publish date: August 1st 2010
Publisher: Lethe Press
Pages no: 204
Edition language: English
Tanith Lee is a writer who has always inspired strong reactions in me. When she hits, she hits it out of the park. And when she misses she bangs you in the face heavily with a bat. There appears to be no middle ground. I’m not sure how best to characterise Disturbed by her Song, as it seems to de...
IMHO Tanith Lee deserves to be more popular than the likes of Neil Gaiman or Anne Rice or most of the contemporary urban fantasy/PNR writers. IMO like many other short story collections the quality of stories might be uneven but all of them are beautifully written & the good ones are amazing.
Lee usually writes high fantasy with cranky heroines (in my experience so far). This small press offering of short stories finds her channeling two characters who write queer erotica with a touch of magical realism. The stories are emotionally intense. Esther writes a great love story while Judas...