Vestanji thirsts for revenge when he feels slighted by his brother. A young boy takes his sister on an out-of-this-world adventure. An old man recounts the story of his life – and his wife. A father tries to stop his son from sacrificing all for their world. Ma Ma Nat fights the evil that lurks in the bayou behind her home. Rel goes to great lengths to bring home something pretty for his wife.... [click here for more]
Alan Nelson was not a prolific writer, and as far as I know he wrote (or at least had published) only short stories. No novels. However, these stories are true gems. They originally appeared in some of the most prestigious venues for short fiction of the 1940s and 1950s.
Many of Nelson's fantasy tales first appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, where they were very popular,... [click here for more]