A Short Story Omnibus Edition

I’ve reviewed short stories here and at my old blog for many years now.  Not quite on a weekly basis, not all the time anyway, but pretty close.  These are some of the reviews I ran at Ready When You Are, C.B. in the years 2009 to 2011.  I’m slowly migrating all of my old posts over to this new site.  I just can’t bare … Continue reading A Short Story Omnibus Edition

A Short Story Review Omnibus with Carter, Borges, Russell, Fitzgerald, Lee, Chandler, Hemingway

Long before re-imagining fairy tales became a fantasy sub-genre Angela Carter published her volume of short stories The Bloody Chamber, a collection of fairy tales with her own modern twist. “The Company of Wolves” is Ms. Carter’s take on the classic story of Red Riding Hood. Ms. Carter’s stories are not for children. She typically takes the sexuality that is present underneath the children’s tale … Continue reading A Short Story Review Omnibus with Carter, Borges, Russell, Fitzgerald, Lee, Chandler, Hemingway