Palm’s Foster Home for Peculiar Stories is a collection of short fiction written by C. G Salamander. In this book you will find: English colonizes; Somalian pirates; Somalian pirates pretending to be English colonizers; a few spies; a zombie with an existential crisis; an evil bowl of soup; a ghost cow; a priest stuck in a chicken’s body; a few vamp-iyers; some backup dancers; a couple of orphaned brothers; God; some rowdy farm animals; a mad scientist; Death and all his friends; an incompetent angel; some deranged occultists; some not so deranged occultists. You will also find: an armadillo; a few porcupine; an effigy; a ghost named Prya; some advice on stalking; wasp creatures who start conversations; a T-Rex; and a very old man.
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The stories reminded me.....
So without further ado - here's my two paise on the brilliantly written book.
I did not know what to expect from this book because no one has ever written a book quite like this one in the Indian English market. In fact, the stories reminded me of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland.
Palm's Foster Home for Peculiar Stories is divided into three short novellas. And while the latter two made me smile as I progressed with the stories, it was the first one (Nigel: The last Brit in India) that...