Monday, March 13, 2017

Come See the Living Dryad, by Theodora Goss

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(Mainstream) In 1888 a woman suffering a hideous deformity was murdered in London. Today, her descendent wants to find the culprit. (8,904 words; Time: 29m)

Rating: Not Rated No Speculative Element

"," by (edited by Ellen Datlow), published on by .

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Pro: The story is fiction, but the disorder described is real. It's very well-written and very moving.

Con: It's not speculative fiction in any way, shape, or form.

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1 comment (may contain spoilers):

  1. Lovely story even though it's only fantasy adjacent.

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