Objects of Worship

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Harper Collins, May 1, 2012 - Fiction - 276 pages
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Twelve strange, eerie, sensual stories by a bold new voice in weird fiction. Capricious gods rule a world of women. Zombies breed human cattle. The son of a superhero must decide between his heritage and his religion. Young lovers worship a primordial spider god. The apocalyptic rebirth of the god of the elephants. Monstrous chimeras roam through a devastated future Earth. A retired fisherman caught in the middle of a conflict between gods and superheroes. Teenagers struggle to survive a surreal ice age.

This volume also contains interior illustrations by Rupert Bottenberg (Claude's Lost Myths collaborator) with an introduction by World Fantasy Award-winning author James Morrow and an afterword by the author.

  

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User Review  - Kevin Keel - Goodreads

I really enjoyed his stories. Each story was very different. The zombie stories were the best by far. He needs a whole book of them. I love that they are a gay couple and you really don't get they are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scott Williams - Goodreads

In the tradition of Clive Barker...but funny. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
THE OBJECT OF WORSHIP
THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF MEAT
HOCHELAGA AND SONS
THE SEA AT BARI
THE DARKNESS AT THE HEART OF THE WORLD
SPIDERKID
NJŔBŇ
A VISIT TO THE OPTOMETRIST
ROMAN PREDATORS CHIMERIC ODYSSEY
DESTROYER OF WORLDS
THIS IS THE ICE AGE
BEHIND THE SCENES WITH CLAUDE LALUMIČRE
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Claude Lalumičre is the author of the story collection Objects of Worship and the chapbook The World’s Forgotten Boy and the Scorpions from Hell. In addition to this, he has edited eight anthologies, including the Aurora Award finalist Tesseracts Twelve: New Novellas of Canadian Fantastic Fiction. He has published hundreds of articles and reviews, and he’s the Fantastic Fiction columnist for The Montreal Gazette. With Rupert Bottenberg, Claude is the co-creator of the Lost Myths website: a playful medley of cryptomythological fiction, pantheons, bestiaries, comics, art, games, readings, performances, and more.

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