Title: A Small Taste of the Old Country
Author: Jonathan Maberry
In: Haunted Nights (Lisa Morton & Ellen Datlow)
Rating Out of 5: 4.5 (Amazing, but not quite perfect)
My Bookshelves: Dark fantasy, Horror, Urban fantasy
Dates read: 15th November 2019
Format: Short story
5th sentence, 74th page: “Maybe she did,” said Becker.
At All Hallows Eve, the presence of the past likes to linger and haunt us. It reminds us that we are not alone in this world…
This was another of those stories that I just kept having random thoughts on while reading it. The dot points and tired delirium of my notes are far more entertaining than any sentences that I could turn them into… so here they are in all their slightly unusual glory…
- That’s it, the baker is evil. Pg. 2
- There is an obsession with Austrian and German descent…
I’ve missed something here. Pg. 4
- But they’re Argentinian? Sure, sure. That MUST be similar.
- Now there’s talk of dead people and honouring
them. Pg. 7
- Little random, but the true meaning of All Hallows Eve is being shared and explained
- Pretty beads
- Very, very love the Halloween adherence to actual traditions
- Creepy, death and fun!
- No religion butt head!!!
Not entirely sure where the final comment came from, but I certainly enjoyed this little adventure.