John Ajvide Lindqvist (translated by Marlaine Delargy)
Come Unto Me
Short story in Fearie Tales anthology, edited by Stephen Jones
Jo Fletcher Books (UK: 24th October 2013; AU: 1st November 2013)
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When I was younger and more patient, I’d read every story in an anthology. Now, as a grumpy old woman, I only read the stories by authors whose work I’ve enjoyed previously, or is on my wishlist. Such is the case with Fearie Tales…
In Come Unto Me, John Ajvide Lindqvist has created a wonderfully Gothic, scary read, featuring a type of fairytale character I’ve never before encountered. There’s some freaky shiz going on here, and it’s fascinating stuff. Best of all, it tides us over until the author’s next novel is released in English, whatever and whenever that may be. Bring it on!