Day: 26/11/2013

“Chalk” by Pat Cadigan – A Review


Chalk-by-Pat-Cadigan(This Is Horror, 39pp, eb £1.99)

Though I’m a frequent reader of the site, before I picked up “Chalk” I hadn’t actually read any of This Is Horror’s series of chapbooks. Which is somewhat surprising, given that I’m a reader of pretty much all of those writers published.

But somehow they have — so far — escaped my attention. Until, as I say, “Chalk”.

Pat Cadigan is something of a legend in the SF community, having won the Arthur C. Clarke award twice and (more recently) a Hugo award. This is her first foray that I’ve seen into horror, and so I was expecting good things.

Read on…