Jagannath, translated by the author (Cheeky Frawg Books, 2012). “A child is born in a tin can. A switchboard operator finds himself in hell. Three corpulent women float somewhere beyond time. Welcome to the weird world of Karin Tidbeck, the visionary Swedish author of literary sci-fi, speculative fiction, and mind-bending fantasy who has captivated readers
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FICTION “Farewell, Adam” by Xiu Xinyu, translated from the Chinese by Blake Stone-Banks (Clarkesworld Magazine) “Deep Sea Fish” by Chi Hui, translated by Brian Bies (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction) Typescript of the Second Origin by Manuel de Pedrolo, translated from the Catalan by Sara Martín
“Excursions into Almost-Human Territory” by Karin Tidbeck, Tor.com
translated from the Swedish by the author Vintage Books June 27, 2017 224 pages *some spoilers* A lot has been written about Amatka– a strange, compelling, and truly fascinating novel- so I won’t rehash the plot and characters here. Instead, I’ll write about what I found most intriguing and why. Deal? Deal.
Check out Scott Edelman’s podcast “Eating the Fantastic,” in which he shares a meal with writers and editors as they talk about science fiction, fantasy, horror, writing, comics, movies, fandom, and food. He’s recently spoken with speculative fiction writers from around the world, including Chen Quifan (Episode 49) and Johanna Sinisalo (Episode 48). Xia Jia