Short story: “Memories of the Knacker’s Yard”
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“Memories of the Knacker’s Yard,” by Ian Creasey
First appeared in Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest (Volume 1 Issue 10, July 2007)—now known as Apex Magazine; read very effectively for episode 67 of Pseudopod, December 7th, 2007; reprinted in LampLight Volume I Issue I, September 2012, and in LampLight Volume I, September 2013
A good piece, noteworthy for its intriguing worldbuilding.