Sunday, January 20, 2019

We Are Here to Be Held, by Eugenia Triantafyllou

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[Strange Horizons]
★★★☆☆ Average

(Slipstream) When you’re 12 years old, you don’t expect your mom to swallow you whole and only spit you out years later when you’re past puberty. (2,188 words; Time: 07m)

"," by (edited by Jane Crowley and Kate Dollarhyde), appeared in issue 01/14/19, published on .

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Review: 2019.074 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: Obviously this is an allegory for the way some parents are over-protective.

Con: There’s nothing to it beyond the allegory.

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1 comment (may contain spoilers):

  1. An intriguing speculative take on the complex relationship between mothers and daughters.