Objects of Worship: Reviews

  • “Twelve strong stories of science fiction, fantasy, dark fantasy, and horror.” —Ellen Datlow, The Best Horror of the Year, Volume 2
  • “Lalumière’s astounding imagination has birthed entire worlds for each story … If you’re hungry for original genre content, Objects of Worship is just the nectar you’ve been praying for.” —Rue Morgue Magazine
  • “Freaking awesome!” —The Left Hand of Dorkness
  • “Takes us on a journey of the weird … A most engrossing and disturbing collection.” —The Novel Blog
  • “Twelve superb and sometimes quite disturbing stories …  a great collection and I strongly recommend it for every lover of literate speculative fiction.” —Fantasy Book Critic
  • “Fun and disgusting.” —Montreal Review of Books
  • Objects of Worship has the eldritch quality of a Lovecraftian nightmarescape.” —Tangent Online
  • “Enjoyable and thought-provoking … Powerful and creative.” —RoverArts
  • “Highly enjoyable, ranging from humourous allegories to exciting yarns, with the odd detour into strange erotica.” —Montreal Mirror
  • “Intensely memorable.” —Publishers Weekly
  • “Aiming at unmediated connection with the source of myth … There’s a sensibility here unlike any others.” —Hochelaga Depicta
  • “Lalumière’s trick is to make the fantastic appear mundane and then to amplify what one may consider mundane to fantastical proportions.” —The Link
  • “Lalumière is a gifted writer, thoroughly in control of his text.” —Strange Horizons
  • Objects of Worship is a tight, powerful collection and easily elevates Lalumière as one of my favorite writers.” —Bibliophile Stalker
  • “Fueled by a rich inner psychology … potent, memorable stuff.” —The New York Review of Science Fiction
  • “The single best short story collection ever published.” —examiner.com
  • “Claude is a regular mythomaniac. He takes not only mythologies of the past, but the pop cultures of recent decades, and weaves them into something new, wonderful, dazzling. Gods and monsters frolic with superheroes and zombies in poetic, surrealistic worlds.” —Mondo Ernesto