A wowie-kazowie review over at Crikey (no less)

A truly fabulous review of The Girl with No Hands and Other Tales* by guest reviewer Lyndon Riggall on Angela Meyer’s LiteraryMinded blog (she who is Queen of the Bloggeist). Thus, I do snoopy dance.


For those of you who will read The Girl With No Hands I will not spoil the conclusion of the first story, but just like The Bloody Chamber, it opens with a reimagining of the famous tale Bluebeard. And you know what? It was brilliant. I was stunned by the story’s twist – really, truly, I had been tricked by my own pre-conceptions, and the tale was stronger because of it. Story after story continued to be excellent, and while perhaps ‘The Chrysanthemum Bride’ was my favourite, it’s hard to say because I was completely hooked by many others, not least of all the wonderfully dark adventure of romance with a zombie in ‘The Dead Ones Don’t Hurt You’.

Ze rest is here.

* I must have shorter titles for my next books.

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