Nineteen Claws and a Black Bird: Stories by Agustina Bazterrica

Nineteen Claws and a Black Bird: Stories

Agustina Bazterrica

144 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction horror short stories dark emotional reflective medium-paced


From celebrated author Agustina Bazterrica, this collection of nineteen brutal, darkly funny short stories takes into our deepest fears and through our most disturbing fantasies. Through stories about violence, alienation, and dystopia, Bazterrica...

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dark 100%
tense 75%
mysterious 62%
emotional 25%
reflective 25%
adventurous 12%
challenging 12%


medium 50%
fast 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | N/A: 50%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

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