Objects of Worship

Odyssées Chimériques

French-language edition (Québec)

Objects of Worship

“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

Twelve strange, eerie, sensual stories by a bold new voice in weird fiction. Capricious gods rule a world of women. Zombies breed human cattle. The son of a superhero must decide between his heritage and his religion. Young lovers worship a primordial spider god. The apocalyptic rebirth of the god of the elephants. Monstrous chimeras roam through a devastated future Earth. A retired fisherman caught in the middle of a conflict between gods and superheroes. Teenagers struggle to survive a surreal ice age…

contents

  • The Object of Worship
  • The Ethical Treatment of Meat
  • Hochelaga and Sons
  • The Sea, at Bari
  • The Darkness at the Heart of the World
  • Spiderkid
  • Njàbò
  • A Place Where Nothing Ever Happens
  • A Visit to the Optometrist
  • Destroyer of Worlds
  • Roman Predator’s Chimeric Odyssey
  • This Is the Ice Age
  • hardcover extra: The World’s Forgotten Boy and the Scorpions from Hell
  • hardcover extra: Motherfucker