Fright Site, Dr. Black

November 27, 2010

Adam Groves reviews Dr. Black and the Guerrillia at the Fright Site, saying:

“This wildly satiric and surreal novella, a handsomely printed limited edition hardcover, is essentially uncategorizable, reading like some mutant hybrid of Raymond Roussel and David Foster Wallace but still very much its own inscrutable beast.”

The Metanatural Adventures of Dr. Black

May 12, 2010

PS Publishing has bought my book “The Metanatural Adventures of Dr. Black” for 2012 publication. Something I am very happy about.

Dr. Black Extract

September 30, 2008

Here is an extract from Dr. Black and the Village of Stones, which was published in Electric Velocipede last year:

beef-flakes fell from the clear sky; a thick shower, on the ground, draped in trees, hanging on fences     mutton or venison     lung-tissue     shower of frogs darkened the sky and covered the earth very young minnows, fishes, falling in a straight line, in a space not more than a metre square     or grain which the goats ate and women ground into flour, made burebrot, decent, but not of the highest quality dried spawn of some reptile, doubtless the frog     each drop was made up of many thin red blood river worms with transparent bodies     stones from the clouds    caterpillars, over beyond the shoulder of the mountain     more extreme: eggs; barrels of sugar; falls of salt; butter; ham; a typewriter