My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Even by Laundry mythos standards, this is one strange Bob Howard adventure. Our Hero winds up chasing down equine horrors in rural England, discovering some remarkably unpleasant things about unicorns in the process.
There is at least one scene in this novella which is -- again -- disturbing even by Laundry standards. Lovecraft purists may also question the portrayal of a younger HPL in a series of letters vital to Bob's investigation.
Devoted fans of this eldritch series will probably find Equoid a must read. I had more trouble than usual with the British slang, & the usual amount of trouble with the tech references. As ever, though, Stross's unique mix of dry humor & cosmic horror kept me going.
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