Ubo – Steve Rasnic Tem

This book sounds cool as hell.
On the TBR list.

Battered, Tattered, Yellowed, & Creased

Every resident had a similar memory of the journey here: a dream of dry, chitinous wings crossing the moon, the gigantic insects so like roaches or cicadas dropping swiftly over the houses of the neighborhood, and then hooking him with a spur through the base of the thumb, yanking him out of his life for a trip into the distant stars.

Steve Rasnic Tem is a formidable short-story writer, and it’s hard to find a collection of horror, supernatural, or weird fiction that doesn’t include one of his tales. Tem has made quite an impact on the weird fiction genre, having won the World Fantasy Award, British Fantasy Award, and most recently the 2015 Bram Stoker award (for his novel Blood Kin). His latest release, Ubo, is actually one of the earliest works Tem wrote: it started as a few paragraphs in 1968 when Tem was still in high school…

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