- By Frédéric Boutet Brian M. Stableford

The Voyage of Julius Pingouin and Other Strange Stories

  • Title: The Voyage of Julius Pingouin and Other Strange Stories
  • Author: Frédéric Boutet Brian M. Stableford
  • ISBN: 9781479401116
  • Page: 157
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Voyage of Julius Pingouin and Other Strange Stories This volume is the second of a set of three showcasing the work of Frederic Boutet the other two volumes being The Antisocial Man and Other Strange Stories and Claude Mercoeur s Reflection and Other

    This volume is the second of a set of three showcasing the work of Frederic Boutet, the other two volumes being The Antisocial Man and Other Strange Stories, and Claude Mercoeur s Reflection and Other Strange Stories Viewed as an ensemble, these collections illustrate the range and development of Boutet s early work, and provide a few representative samples of its later eThis volume is the second of a set of three showcasing the work of Frederic Boutet, the other two volumes being The Antisocial Man and Other Strange Stories, and Claude Mercoeur s Reflection and Other Strange Stories Viewed as an ensemble, these collections illustrate the range and development of Boutet s early work, and provide a few representative samples of its later evolution Although several stories by Boutet were translated into English in the 1920s, especially in America, they were selected from his later works, when he was mostly writing sentimental stories and crime fiction for popular magazines no examples of his early work, most of which consisted of offbeat supernatural fiction, have previously been rendered into English These sixteen tales of horror and fantasy will hopefully serve to introduce the work of a highly distinctive writer of weird and baroque fiction to a new audience.

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    1. This Gustave Courbet self-portrait reminds me of the artist in Frédéric Boutet's tale. The Voyage of Julius Pingouin by French author Frédéric Boutet (1874-1941) and translated by Brian Stableford is the second of three books of the writer’s short fiction published by Borgo Press. If you are up for the very strange and peculiar, you will not be disappointed with this collection of fifteen weird, wacky short-stories and a novella in eighty pages featuring a madcap voyage reminiscent of Terr [...]

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