SummaryThe Ballad of Black Tom is both great as its own story and as a response to HP Lovecraft's canon. You feel for Tom Tester as he faces both horrors: cosmic and human.
- Amazing atmosphere
- Great critique on HP Lovecraft's racism
- Depiction of what life is like for people of colour in 1920's Harlem
- Subverts traditional roles in clever ways
- Perfect length for the story it's telling
- THAT ENDING
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