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Primordial Soup Kitchen: A Collection of Short StrangenessClick to magnify

Primordial Soup Kitchen: A Collection of Short Strangeness


THIRTEEN WEIRD AND WONDROUS TALES populate this anthology by the author of the Airship Daedalus pulp adventure series. Spanning a thirty-year catalog and often satirizing the 20th century ideal of the nuclear family and social mores, Primordial Soup Kitchen is a collection of the stranger side of Todd Downingʹs short fiction.

  • Automatons remember an idyllic past that never was.
  • Ghost hunters track a psychic vampire in 1920s San Francisco.
  • A family must come to grips with a terrible truth.
  • Rockabilly zombies cruise the American Southwest in a classic Cadillac.
  • A Harlem Hellfighter killed at the Western Front is reborn with strange powers.
  • Four kids investigate a strange disappearance in a small Oregon town in 1982.

With elements of horror, science fiction, adventure, humor and retro-futurism--each with an underlying dark streak--this collection is sure to entertain fans of the offbeat and macabre.


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