About Too Much Dark Matter, Too Little Grey
Award-winning speculative fiction author Mike Robinson offers up 19 of his creepily provocative short stories in his new book, Too Much Dark Matter, Too Little Gray: A Collection of Weird Fiction.
A beer run becomes an interdimensional excursion. Two men settle their differences after discovering an extraordinary secret in the wilderness. A woman faces the bureaucratic logistics of a digital afterlife. A grieving man seeks to know where his wife was reincarnated. Strange lights in the sky begin to transform the lives of a small town. God and the Devil play billiards for people’s souls. A teenage deity’s science fair project sprouts a startling discovery.
These and more dream-like detours into the surreal, interstitial and inexplicable await within the pages of Too Much Dark Matter, Too Little Gray: A Collection of Weird Fiction.
Reviews for Too Much Dark Matter, Too Little Grey
"Notecard Review:This book is a deep, thoughtful work emphasizing philosophy and high concept. Each of its short stories has something distinct to say, and its intent to convey that takes high priority. The writing is solid, the proofreading is nearly flawless, and the overall package is quite good. That being said, the emphasis on philosophy does frequently detract from the narrative, and the tone gives off a certain air of superiority which may grate on many readers. All in all, it’s a book worth reading. It won’t change your life, it’s definitely not perfect, but it’s intelligent and sound and [...]
I love a good collection of short stories, and generally find a few favourites and at least one dud per collection - but not this time. Some were admittedly stronger than others, but, all in all, Mr Robinson has put together a sound collection of really top-notch stories, without any drag. I would recommend this collection to fans of the Twilight Zone, or anyone who suspects, deep down, that the world is not really exactly what they tell you it is - whoever ""they"" are.Bring me more Mike Robinson, please.
"As daunting as it is to be the first reviewer on Goodreads, I shall try to do this justice!Thank you Curiosity Quills Publishing for the opportunity to read an eARC of this book, in return for an honest review. In all honesty, I really enjoyed this collection.Mike Robinson has drawn together a crisp little collection of short stories, all with a slightly unsettling theme. Thanks to this book, I don't think I will be able to walk through night-darkened city streets, or smugly take my solipsism for granted, for a while. This compendium contains 19 delicious offerings, each [...]