River of Teeth
Publish date: 2017-05-23
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
Basically, if hippos had been imported into America in the 1800s as a potential livestock animal, what would it have been like? This is based on an actual proposal that didn't quite take off as well as it does in this alternative history series. The characters are unique and not the usual "straight ...
There's a lot I like about this novella, but overall it's a bit not-quite-enough of something. The ensemble cast are all characters I'd like to know more about (with one exception, but that's fine, that character doesn't make it), but in a novella length work, I didn't get to spend quite enough time...
I first heard about River of Teeth through one of the reading blogs I follow and I bought the novella for the simple reason that the blurb got me. Especially this part: Contained within this volume is an 1890s America that might have been: a bayou overrun by feral hippos and mercenary hippo wrangle...
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