Vampires in the Lemon Grove
An awkward teen with a terrible haircut has a reversal of fortune when he finds artefacts from the future lining a seagulls’ nest.
In a godforsaken barn, Presidents Eisenhower, John Adams and Rutherford B. Hayes are bemused to find themselves reincarnated as horses.
Clyde and Magreb – he a traditional capes-and-coffins vampire, she the more progressive variety – settle in an Italian lemon grove in the hope that its ripe fruit will keep their thirst for blood at bay.
‘Russell can take Antarctic tailgaters, an army of seagulls or simply a window and twist a tale that explodes on the page and lingers in the mind’ The Times
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Hagelstein - LibraryThing
I love magical realism but for some reason couldn’t finish most of these stories. Not grounded in reality enough for me? I don’t know. I would start reading a go adrift at some point. Some I did ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Othemts - LibraryThing
This collection of short stories is hard to describe. Not really science fiction, not really fanatasy, not really horror, maybe magical realism, definitely weird stories. Sometimes humorous, sometimes ... Read full review