Everything Is Nice

Beating the nice nice nice thing to death (with fluffy pillows)

‘The Rose In Twelve Petals’ by Theodora Goss

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I was ready to castigate ‘Twelve Petals’ for just being another alt history too – which it is – but it blends this with the fairytale of Sleeping Beauty to some effect. It is still a fairytale though and it would be nice to think there is more to slipstream than ironic folklore.

Quality: ***
Slipperiness:***

Part of Feeling Very Strange

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Written by Martin

23 October 2008 at 18:12

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