Title: My Name is Jack…
Author: Andrew Darlington
In: The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper Stories (Maxim Jakubowski)
Rating Out of 5: 2 (Managed to read it… just)
My Bookshelves: Crime
Dates read: 18th October 2019
Format: Short story
5th sentence, 74th page: He brandishes the bat.
They’re all colours and they’re all connected. But what happens when the yellow member is certifiably insane? Do they stop him from his rampage, or join with him forever?
This story was really and truly weird. And not in a, huh, that was a little weird, but fun kind of way. Just in a… yup. That was weird. I don’t know how to feel about it kind of way.
Which is pretty much all I have to say about it. I’m not sure what was happening. I definitely didn’t really get into the flow of it. And I still think about the short story with a lot of confusion while I’m trying to write this review. The language was kind of good (which is why I actually read it). But it was a little too convoluted and confusing for my poor little brain…