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The Walking-Stick Forest - Anna Tambour
The Walking-Stick Forest
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Original fiction from the publisher's site (tor.com, Tor Books).“The Walking-Stick Forest,” by Anna Tambour, is a dark fantasy about a recluse who creates collectible walking sticks in post-WWI Scotland by manipulating the woods somewhat like bonsais. He refuses a commission from a very rich,... show more
Original fiction from the publisher's site (tor.com, Tor Books).“The Walking-Stick Forest,” by Anna Tambour, is a dark fantasy about a recluse who creates collectible walking sticks in post-WWI Scotland by manipulating the woods somewhat like bonsais. He refuses a commission from a very rich, powerful man, never considering or caring about the consequences.Like some other stories published on Tor.com, “The Walking-Stick Forest” contains scenes and situations some readers will find upsetting and/or repellent. [—The Editors]This short story was acquired and edited for Tor.com by consulting editor Ellen Datlow.
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Format: ebook
Publisher: Tor
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
Category:
Fantasy
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3.0 The Walking-Stick Forest
The Walking-Stick Forest was dark, but the darkness is subdued a bit by the lyrical imagery this story is littered with. There are lots of terrible things hidden behind pretty words.This didn't feel as much like a story to me as it did a series of inter-connecting scenes.The beginning of the story t...
From the Queen's Kindle
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3.5 The Walking-Stick Forest by Anna Tambour
Oh, this is lovely, like its cover. Dark. Creepy. Intrinsically violent, but beautifully so. Farquar is a complex character. He evidently lives in the centre of a world of his own making. At one point I thought he could be kind. The next I thought he was a black-hearted scoundrel, with a soul as dar...
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