Sunday, July 08, 2018

Five disturbingly good tales of cannibalism

At Unbound Worlds Matt Staggs tagged five "lip-smacking stories of forbidden hunger," including:
The Hunger
Alma Katsu

The story of the Donner Party doesn’t exactly make for great dinner time conversation already, and in The Hunger, author Alma Katsu drizzles this already harrowing tale in a thick, meaty sauce of supernatural horror. When the novel catches up with the Donner Party wagon train, the ill-fated travelers are already facing hard times. They’re running out of food, and tempers are getting white-hot. Little do they know that a fate worse than starvation awaits them in the snow.
Read about another entry on the list.

My Book, The Movie: The Hunger.

The Page 69 Test: The Hunger.

--Marshal Zeringue