Tag: Fantasy

“Foe” by Iain Reid

The only word I can think of to describe this novel is “Kafkaesque.” As in, “guy wakes up one morning and he’s been metamorphosed into a giant cockroach.” But in a much more natural, realistic sense. There’s that same sense of mystery, the same question always in the back of our minds, and in the…

“Rapture” by Alex Wu

Well, this story certainly takes us on a ride. It starts like a standard political action tale, but gets more and more science-fictiony as the plot progresses. It’s a novel-length rewrite of the old Damon Knight short story (and Twilight Zone episode) “To Serve Man,” the punch line of which, as everyone knows, is “It’s…