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Collected here are twenty-four dark, quirky, eccentric stories. Trent Zelazny will surprise you, entertain you, and take you places you've never been before. A new strong, confident voice has arrived. Zelazny could have chosen to make a career of covering the same ground that his father had already plowed. Instead he has chosen to strike out on his own and prove right out ...more
Paperback, 166 pages
Published August 17th 2010 by Black Curtain Press (first published October 1st 2009)
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Jim
I'm a huge fan of Roger Zelazny, this author's father, so I wasn't holding out a lot of hope. Sequels are rarely as good. This wasn't just a step down, but a drop into the abyss. I have a fairly high tolerance for gross, weird, & repugnant. Every story was all of these things, but they were also pointless. Many were just short sketches of poorly drawn psychopaths in horrible situations. I tried hard to find any redeeming features & kept reading long after I wanted to stop thinking the ne ...more
Heather
Wow, I was highly disappointed. This will be harsh, but it felt like a 13yr old wrote these after watching torture-porn. It was full of grammatical and spelling errors. The characters were 2 dimensional and utterly unbelievable. I don't even think I can give this book to the local library in good conscience...but I don't believe in burning books. On the bright side, it gives me hope that I can publish something one day...I mean, Trent Zelazny did.
brian dean
I've just finished two books each by the son of a famous author. The Day the Leash Gave Way by Trent Zelazny and Horns by Joe Hill. The Hill book was recommended to me by a Goodreads friend and the Zelazny book was suggested by Amazon's far more impersonal algorithms.

I didn't care for The Day the Leash Gave Way but I definitely have to temper that statement with the observation that I went in hoping for more of his father's work. To his credit, and my disappointment, the younger Zelazny's writin
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Anastasia
Loved it! A great collection filled with diverse, interesting, weird and wacky stories that are sure to tantalize your senses. They did mine! :D
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Anyone else read this??? 1 3 Jan 07, 2010 07:46PM  
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Trent Zelazny is the award-winning author of To Sleep Gently, Fractal Despondency, Butterfly Potion, Too Late To Call Texas, People Person, and Voiceless. He is also an international playwright, and editor.

Son of late science fiction author Roger Zelazny, he was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has lived in California, Oregon, Arizona, and Florida. He lives with his fiance, Laurel, and their dog,
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