Like 16 medieval B-movies, this collection offers compelling characters and obscure imagery, from insane doctors and supernatural dogs to dead men and a real ninja turtle. Believing that there is a shape that both fact and fiction seek, these intriguing tales are narratives occurring in defiance of the things they harbor.
Tony Burgess is a writer of literary criticism, fiction, screenplays, drama, poetry, and music reviews. He is the author of Caesarea and Fiction for Lovers: Freshly Cut Tales of Flesh, Fear, Larvae, and Love.
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