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The undiscovered, occasionally almost uninhabited remote areas of the old European land of Croatia hold secrets only the bravest of women can find. The only question is, will they survive the discovery or be taken into darkness as the land demands?

MISTRESS OF GEESE
Jela lives in complete, self-imposed isolation, but when a malevolent curse falls down on the neighbouring tow
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ebook, 182 pages
Published December 21st 2020 by Shtriga
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Cameron
Jan 07, 2021 rated it it was amazing

I don’t normally write reviews for books, but given that this one is so gorgeous, and the author’s notes requested it, I thought I would.

Mistress of Geese is an incredible work, weaving horror, Croatian folklore, and queerness into an exciting, fresh, eerie, and compelling series of stories. Mežnarić seamlessly brings her queer characters to life. They appear in her stories as fully-formed and deeply relatable, and this was one of my favourite elements of the book.

I also particularly enjoyed how
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Antonija Mežnarić
Dec 21, 2020 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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A collection of 5 novelettes (65k words in total!). 5 different women in 5 remote locations. From Lepoglava to Dalmatia, these queer folk horror stories will give you different views on isolation, loneliness, oppressive societies, hungry nature, desolation and magic.
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Antonija is a Croatian writer, editor, conrunner and speculative fiction fan. She especially likes horror, urban fantasy and fairy tale retellings.

Notable works include her sapphic horror comedy novella What do Nightmares Dream of and queer folk horror collection Mistress of Geese.

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