Literary allusions abound in this volume as Di Filippo recasts a classic Melville story of slave rebellion at sea-with aliens; qAilouraq tells the Puss in Boots fairy tale as a space opera romp; qObservable Thingsq has Cotton Mather encountering with Robert E. Howard's Solomon Kane; and qA Monument to After-Thought Unveiledq has poet Robert Frost starting his career writing horror fiction for Weird Tales magazine, edited by H. P. Lovecraft. Emperor of Gondwanaland contains eighteen stories, including one published only in this collection.He fixed his thoughts on Harlem, assuredlytheir destination. ... Rufussmelled Harlem at the same time hesaw thewall around it. ... garbage, carried on breezes towhich thehigh brick wall stretching east and west as far as the eye could seewas no impediment. A wooden gate in the wall blockedFifth Avenuea#39;s uptown progress.
|Title||:||The Emperor of Gondwanaland and Other Stories|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2014-11-27|