Call Of The Weird

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Some off-the-wall oddities that are well worth reading :P
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Examining the nature of love and history — sometimes from the perspective of inanimate objects — this collection of poems transcends existing poetic approaches, challenging and entertaining in equal doses.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weird3 months ago
With Mum away at a science conference, Dad ventures forth to buy milk for the kids’ cereal with unexpected hilarity, alien abduction and temporal paradoxes.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weird3 months ago
With a pinch of Lynch, the absurdity of Artaud and the languor of Lana Del Rey this is the mesmerizing story of a simple Czech girl, now an interpreter in Paris, and her absent childhood friend Zorka.
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After a disastrous political decision, former Minister for Culture Leo Martin is exiled to his alma mater, an exclusive academy for the arcane and mysterious grand jeu. But times have changed, a woman now serves as Magister Ludi and Leo senses an odd connection…
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weird4 months ago
From 23 pages to 3.5 lines, sift through this electric jumble of short fiction and discover the poetry that lies beneath.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weird4 months ago
Cripples, addicts, former child actors, exterminators and criminals hit rock bottom then discover there’s further to fall in this darkly humorous short story collection.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weird5 months ago
From the horrific to the humorous, ‘Fight Club’ author Chuck Palahniuk hand-picks the best transgressive fiction from his official fansite, The Cult Workshop.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weird6 months ago
Concluding the elements trilogy by acclaimed writer Peter Dickinson (and Robin McKinley), this collection of mythical and fantastical short stories, explores the magical and opposing pull of earth and air. Expect gryphons, the Land of the Dead and a very alien Cat.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weird6 months ago
An elderly lady’s invitation to share in a piece of Gugelhupf cake begins an unnamed bulimic’s peculiar downward spiral into obsession, domination and subservience.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weird6 months ago
Behind the unused packets of grains at the back of the top cabinet is a bottle containing something thick, grey and smelling like a crypt. So why not add a pinch to a whiskey and coke, and watch it fizz?
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weird9 months ago
In this surreal and savage story set in late-twentieth Japan, two babies abandoned in adjacent lockers at Tokyo train station survive against the odds to embark on a wild ride from an orphanage, through foster care to the tramps and hustlers of Toxictown and the search to find their mothers.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weird9 months ago
Raised in a mansion by a mystical cult leader and trained in the art of assassination by a man incapable of dying, Jack Harper has been moulded into the perfect weapon.

But Jack’s discovery of a mysterious creature in the depths of the building opens up enchanting secrets and the chance of escape.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weird10 months ago
Three things you need to know about Amber Reynolds: she’s in a coma, her husband doesn’t love her anymore and sometimes...she lies.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weird10 months ago
Sparse prose and candid humour pervade this collection of nine stories about the absurdities and awkwardness of modern living.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weirdlast year
In this delicious detective sequel to ‘Receipes For Love And Murder’, cookery writer-cum-crime fighter Tannie Maria investigates the poisoning of a local land-rights activist whilst seeking help with her own personal demons via the counselling services of ‘The Satanic Mechanic’.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weirdlast year
When a young girl pours sulphuric acid over her own forehead, DC Pardoe and DS Patel suspect suicide until a spate of similarly sinister crimes spreads across London. But what exactly do these crimes have in common? Second-hand clothes? An insatiable lust for murder? A ghost virus.
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In this world, everything’s for sale. Purchasing an old computer to conduct a covert affair, Nick Ray discovers a list of names and addresses from the Witness Protection Program. With something to sell at last, Nick and his partners, a Russian gangster and disbarred lawyer, soon learn that having something of value can make you someone else’s commodity.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weirdlast year
Teacher, mother and young-widower Sarah Grey is seeking sanctuary in a seaside town when a drunken seance shatters her world. Visions of her Victorian namesake soon haunt both Sarah and her son. Delving into local folklore, Sarah discovers Sarah — evil incarnate.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weirdlast year
After a crisis of faith, Ethan Mueller is pulled back from the brink by the hand of his father and a collection of fiction by a secret sibling. Immersing himself in these stories, Ethan’s pursuit of his estranged brother becomes a quest to discover his own self.
Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfCall Of The Weirdlast year
Like a spinning black circle, each poem in this collection can be a standalone track or an integral piece of the whole album. It is an album which repeatedly reaches out to relationships and takes seminal queer writers as its reference points.
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