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Smoke and Mirrors

Short Fictions and Illusions
Gaiman, Neil (Book - 2007)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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A collection of fantasy stories and poems. In Chivalry, a woman discovers the Holy Grail in a secondhand shop, in Murder Mysteries, an angel visiting Los Angeles provides the inside story on Lucifer's revolt against God, and there are revisionist stories on Snow White and Santa Claus.
Authors: Gaiman, Neil
Title: Smoke and mirrors
short fictions and illusions
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Perennial, [2007], c2001
Edition: P.S. ed.
Characteristics: vii, 339, 14 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Notes: Originally published: New York : Perennial Books, 2001. P.S. ed. includes updated biography on the author and information for the reader
Contents: Reading the entrails : a rondel
An introduction
Chivalry
Nicholas was ...
The price
Troll bridge
Don't ask Jack
The goldfish pool and other stories
The white road
Queen of knives
Changes
The daughter of owls
Shoggoth's old peculiar
Virus
Looking for the girl
Only the end of the world again
Bay wolf
We can get them for you wholesale
One life, furnished in early Moorcock
Cold colors
The sweeper of dreams
Foreign parts
Vampire sestina
Mouse
The sea change
When we went to see the end of the world by Dawnie Morningside, age 11 1/4
Desert wind
Tastings
Babycakes
Murder mysteries
Snow, glass, apples
Summary: A collection of fantasy stories and poems. In Chivalry, a woman discovers the Holy Grail in a secondhand shop, in Murder Mysteries, an angel visiting Los Angeles provides the inside story on Lucifer's revolt against God, and there are revisionist stories on Snow White and Santa Claus.
ISBN: 9780061450167
0061450162
Branch Call Number: FICTION Gai
Statement of Responsibility: Neil Gaiman
Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Short stories
LCCN: 98018163
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Sep 04, 2011
  • soundguy1999 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Good book of short stories.
Some better then others, but most well written.
I would recommend this book for light reading.

Aug 28, 2011
  • angry_skull rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Pretty good. Some interesting stories. I like that he also tells how the stories came to him.

Feb 05, 2011
  • Palomino rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Neil Gaiman is so great.

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