Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Monster She Wrote Podcast

Mar 5, 2024

Kelly Link’s “Stone Animals” begins with an unspoken question, immediately throwing readers into an ambiguous but nightmarish journey as a family moves into a new home, where nothing is as it should be. Rabbits are taking over the yard. The children are eating grass and complaining of haunted items. And the husband never wants to come home. But is it really a haunted home? Or has this family made it that way by moving their own baggage into this contested domestic space?

Recommended in this ep: Carissa Orlando’s The September House;  The Haunting of Velkwood by Gwendolyn Kiste

UP NEXT: C.L. Moore’s “Shambleau”

Buy Toil and Trouble here!