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Allusion is not Illusion

You'll pry my books off my cold, dead body. By the time you shift them all I'll be flat and dessicated.

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Winter's Tales
Karen Blixen, Isak Dinesen
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon
Christopher Hitchens, Rebecca West
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Susanna Clarke
Already Dead
Charlie Huston
The Rings of Saturn
W.G. Sebald, Michael Hulse
Lady Audley's Secret
Mary Elizabeth Braddon, David Skilton
Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became "People" - And How You Can Fight Back
Thom Hartmann
The City, Not Long After
Pat Murphy
You Can Sketch: A Step-by-Step Guide for Absolute Beginners
Jackie Simmonds
Lonely Werewolf Girl
Martin Millar
Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead - Bev Vincent, Nancy Kilpatrick, Gemma Files, Michael Skeet, Claude Lalumière, Jerome Stueart, Sandra Kasturi, Colleen Anderson, Mary E. Choo, Steve Vernon, Rebecca J. Bradley, Heather Clitheroe, Sheryl Curtis, Victoria Fisher, Rhea Rose, Bradley Somer, Jennifer Greylyn, Cl A few more interesting stories, more that weren't anything special. The collection as a whole reminded me of vampire short-stories from the 80s, when authors wanted their vamps more contemporary but hadn't hit on the sparkles yet.