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A deep-sea robot tells stories in every colour, but no shade can describe meeting a giant squid.

Rainbow Lights is the first collection by science fiction and fantasy author Polenth Blake. Alien scorpions, vampire ice cream sellers and clockwork flies, try to find their place in worlds where being human is optional. These thirty-five stories and poems are a mixture of new p
Kindle Edition, 245 pages
Published May 23rd 2013
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Claudie Arseneault
Mar 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
I'm glad I dashed out of my usual novel-reading grounds for RAINBOW LIGHTS. This is an enthrancing collection of short stories, all presented under a colour theme (*cough* like a rainbow). Although wildly different, they all share a certain.. weird feeling? As in, I found these stories to be deeply immersive in a bizarre but enjoyable fashion. Not all of them worked for me--I am a more concrete kind of person--but I appreciate being uprooted by wildly imaginative stories, even when I'm left conf ...more
May 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Really wonderful breadth of worldbuilding and protagonists. Recommended if you enjoy oddities and curios.
Riska Sleepless
I liked a few of the stories but most of them were just confusing as hell
Aug 10, 2013 rated it really liked it
Both fantasy and science fiction are contained in this book of short stories. It's a perfect book to read on your daily commute. With titles ranging from Midnight ice cream, the tale of a reluctant zombie to The Recipe for Eternal Youth with its self explanatory title. Each story stands on its own and each is entertaining. ...more
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I'm a fantasy and science fiction writer. When I'm not writing, I enjoy walking and art. I live in England with my pet cockroaches. ...more

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