The Ant King and Other Stories
by Benjamin Rosenbaum
Publisher: Small Beer Press 2008
Number of pages: 252
Rosenbaum's debut collection of 17 short stories. Most notable is World Fantasy Award–finalist A Siege of Cranes, which blends elements of horror, epic fantasy and religious mythology in the tale of a desperate man seeking a nightmarish enemy that has destroyed his village and killed his wife and child. Featuring outlandish and striking imagery throughout—a woman in love with an elephant, an orange that ruled the world—this collection is a surrealistic wonderland.
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