The Black God’s Drums by P. Djèlí Clark In an alternative history, magical steampunk version of New Orleans, in 1884 the city is still influenced by the aftermath of the Civil War, which ended in a division of the Union and Confederate states. New Orleans is a pocket of neutrality, one of the few territories […]Read More
SFF Author: P. Djèlí Clark
The Haunting of Tramcar 015 by P. Djèlí Clark P. Djèlí Clark’s 2019 novella (140 pages in print) is a genial paranormal mystery tale set in a wonderfully evocative alternative Cairo at the beginning of the 20th century. The title pretty much sums up the plot. Tramcar 105 is indeed haunted, as is quickly established […]Read More
Bill Capossere´s rating: 4 | P. Djèlí Clark | Short Fiction | SFF Reviews | | 1 comment |
Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark A Master of Djinn (2021) is P. Djèlí Clark’s first novel in the world he’s created in several short stories and a novella, and it’s clear that the setting and its characters can easily handle the expanded length, making for an exciting plot combined with some sharp social […]Read More
Bill Capossere´s rating: 4 | P. Djèlí Clark | SFF Reviews | | 2 comments |
Reposting to include Marion’s new review. Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark In Ring Shout (2020), P. Djèlí Clark melds two types of horror, Lovecraftian monsters and the bloody rise of the Ku Klux Klan in 1922 Georgia, as a group of black resistance fighters take on an enemy with frightening supernatural powers. As Ku […]Read More
Tadiana Jones and Marion Deeds´s rating: 4, 5 | P. Djèlí Clark | Horror, Short Fiction | SFF Reviews | | 4 comments |
Our weekly exploration of free and inexpensive short fiction available on the internet. This week’s column features more of the 2018 Nebula award-nominated novelettes and short stories. “The Secret Lives of the Nine Negro Teeth of George Washington” by P. Djeli Clark (Feb 2018, free at Fireside magazine). 2018 NEBULA AWARD WINNER, 2019 LOCUS AWARD WINNER (short story) […]Read More
SHORTS is a column exploring some of the free and inexpensive short fiction available on the internet. Here are a few stories we’ve read that we wanted you to know about. “For He Can Creep” by Siobhan Carroll (2019, free at Tor.com, 99c on Kindle) This short story, told entirely from a cat’s point of […]Read More
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